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Category: Gender equality

Family Life & parenting

Nurturing a healthy attitude to risk in children

I’ve reached a point in my fatherhood journey where I find myself dealing with a very complex issue: Nurturing a healthy attitude to risk in my children. There’s no handbook for this one and I have to be honest, it’s a tricky one.

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Gender equality

The Ladies’ Bridge at night

Some time ago I went through a spell of posting long-exposure images to the blog. It’s a technique I love and what I used to take this image of Waterloo Bridge in Central London. It’s also known as The Ladies’ Bridge and if you want to know why, then please read on.

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Flexi working & Shared Parental Leave

LinkedIn Changemaker? That’ll be me! (AD)

I have been sitting on a secret for weeks. Today marks both a professional and personal milestone. I can reveal I have partnered with LinkedIn to work as a Changemaker and do my bit to promote flexible working and ensure anyone with caring responsibilities, mums, dads or others, will be able to work this way

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Education

Proof that gender neutral school uniform is a bad idea.

I tried really hard not to write this blog post. I really did. After days of mulling it over, I simply can’t keep my thoughts to myself any longer. The issue that’s bothering me? How a school has attempted to introduce gender neutral school uniform and got it spectacularly wrong.

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Flexi working & Shared Parental Leave

One man’s experience of taking shared parental leave

During 2019 I have noticed a very positive change when it comes to public discussion about Shared Parental Leave. More men are talking about it, there is a campaign to extend it to the self-employed and companies such as Volvo and Aviva have improved their paternity policies so that more men can take the leave.

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