'Everything works against fathers'
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Fatherhood Institute: Everything works against fathers

Adrienne Burgess, chief executive of the Fatherhood Institute, tells Today current 'shared leave' arrangements for parents only benefit a minority of families and don't go far enough in helping fathers get paternity leave from work.

MPs on the Women and Equalities Select Committee are launching an inquiry as new research reveals fathers don’t feel supported in the workplace to care for their children and nearly half of working fathers would like a less stressful job so they can spend more time caring for their children.

  • 16 Jan 2017
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