Online Library

This is an online library with  publications related to child protection, including legislation, professional guidance, research reports and toolkits. Please use the filter function to adjust your search.

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2019 - Promundo-US
As part of the campaign MenCare led by Promundo and Sonke Gender Justice, Promundo recently released a publication looking at “The State of the World’s Father”. In many parts of the world a boy child is still treated differently from a girl child....
2016 -
This study aims to change the prevalent practice in child protection work, in which social workers exclude fathers from the services due to negative framing of the father-figure. This study is comprised of 8 brief articles that discuss different...
2016 - MenCare and Care

State of the World’s Fathers – Balkan Review – Cover Page

The first of its kind State of the World Fathers Report launched in June 2015 in 10 cities around the world, provides a periodic, data-driven snapshot of the state of men’s contributions to parenting and caregiving globally by addressing four issues...
2015 - MenCare
This is the first report about fatherhood around the world which is represented together with available data and studies from all countries. The report emphasizes the pivotal role of fatherhood in households in increasing women's empowerment and...
2014 - Wiley Online Library
The conclusions drawn in this article are based on the results of an intervention of a Father Institute project in six English local authorities, the aim of which was to improve the practice of involvement of fathers on more than one level of...
2014 - Science Direct
This article focuses on engaging fathers as allies in the prevention of child abuse and neglect. It gives a comprehensive overview of the topic of father engagement: it summarizes evidence about the reality of work with fathers in this context, it...
2012 -
This research report is the outcome of a Knowledge Exchange Fellowship undertaken by Circle’s fathers’ worker Nick Smithers and the University of Edinburgh School of Social Work. The purpose of the practitioner research project was to elicit the...
2011 - American Humane Association
This publication is comprised of a number of studies in which child welfare researchers and practitioners share the lessons they learned while being involved in a 5-year long USA funded project aiming to promote knowledge development around engaging...
2011 - NISCHR Welsh Government
This article discusses the training course conducted in South Wales (2011) designed to improve social workers’ engagement of men in child protection work. The impact of the training was to be assessed through independent evaluation surveys of self-...
2010 - University of California
This publication focuses on the promotion of non-resident father involvement in child welfare. It is argued that fathers are marginalized from child welfare programs, due to the biases that frame them as potential perpetrators/ abusers and that...

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