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Title:A report by the Committee on Fatherhood
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Category:Other Publications
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Pages:103
Date:1999
Publisher:Sosiaali- ja terveysministeriö
Place:Helsinki Finland
Type:Published works
Keywords:fatherhood legislation work family divorce
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No electronic version available.

Abstract:
      The report goes through work and family lives in Finland, including important law paragraphs and men's and fathers' relations to them. The main topics are: why is it important to pay attention to fathers; fathers in legislation, supporting parenthood and training for fatherhood, combining work and family, fathers' position in cases of divorce, more men required in professions related to children, and studies on fatherhood and needs for them. The Father Committee gives a proposal for action in order to promote fathers' situations.

      Available also in English: In search of a New Kind of Fatherhood. Committee on Fatherhood.
Last Modified: 15.04.2002