Twice As Many Fathers Compared To Mothers Feel Flexible Working Damages Their Careers

A fair and just solution is overdue.

Researching Reform

The Women and Equalities Committee have started looking at how fathers in the workplace are coping with juggling careers and parenthood.

For many single and lone fathers especially, this balance can prove hugely problematic. For an excellent summary of some of the problems please see our previous post, where you can read highlights from leading fathers’ charity DadsHouse’s report to the Committee.

And, find out more about the committee and the recent evidence session it held, below:

Parliament’s website tells us the purpose of the first evidence session:

  • Whether there is evidence that fathers—from different groups and backgrounds—have the support to balance work with caring responsibilities for children, and what evidence there is of demand for change;
  • What is known about fathers’ current experiences of support for…

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