International Men’s Day 2018: A positive experience?

I can’t pretend otherwise, it took me a long time to come around to the idea of both International Women’s Day and International Men’s Day. I found them to be slightly vague concepts and at times the debates they have created have been off-putting.

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Mary Curnock Cook, Former UCAS chief executive officer, addresses delegates at the Creating Positive Futures Conference.

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Great things ahead for the APPG on Fatherhood?

The LCD monitor on the wall read “Prayers are over. Lord Speaker on the wool sack.”

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David Lammy, chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on fatherhood and I meet at an earlier gathering of the APPGF.

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The relaunched All Party Parliamentary Group on Fatherhood

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David Lammy MP and I at the House of Commons for the relaunch of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fatherhood.

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Fatherhood has been relaunched. I was fortunate to attend the relaunch event at the House of Commons. During the session, the Group’s chair, David Lammy MP, made a couple of bold promises and a fascinating research project was unveiled.

I appreciate that many readers may not be aware of the APPG. With that in mind, I thought I would outline the background to the Group, why it was relaunched and reveal why the event’s announcements were significant. View Post