Fathers

A father is the male parent of a child. Besides the paternal bonds of a father to his children, the father may have a parental, legal, and social relationship with the child that carries with it certain rights and obligations. An adoptive father is a male who has become the child's parent through the legal process of adoption. A biological father is the male genetic contributor to the creation of the infant, through sexual intercourse or sperm donation. A biological father may have legal obligations to a child not raised by him, such as an obligation of monetary support. A …

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CWS: Church World Service · 14 June 2024 English

Day, as we celebrate the dedication and love of fathers worldwide, let’s also take a moment to recognize the courage and perseverance of refugee fathers who have overcome immense challenges to build a

Day, as we celebrate the dedication and love of fathers worldwide, let’s also take a moment to recognize recognize the courage and perseverance of refugee fathers who have overcome immense challenges to build a better


World Bank Group · 12 June 2024 English

Evidence shows that Guinean women and girls face important barriers across all dimensions of well-being that prevent them from having access to opportunities on an equal footing with men. The …

Mobilize communities, with a special focus on fathers and their families (sisters). • Raise awareness


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 11 June 2024 English

Two broad contrasting demographic trends present challenges for economies globally: countries with aging populations, often advanced economies and increasingly emerging markets, anticipate a significant shrinking of the labor force, with …

of parental leave is set aside exclusively for fathers, operating under a “use it or lose it” principle parental leave in Germany, which led to the share of fathers taking at least two months of paid leave, had a 2022. Childcare leave can now be shared between fathers and mothers, the period for requesting paternity of these efforts, Albania celebrated its first Fathers’ Day, signaling a cultural shift toward recognizing Ann-Zofie, Linda Haas, and Sara Thalberg. 2017. “Fathers on Leave Alone in Sweden: Toward More Equal Parenthood


Pew Research Center · 10 June 2024 English

Majorities of Black adults say the criminal justice, political and economic systems were designed to hold Black people back.

welfare and government incentives for absent Black fathers remained. At the same time, the idea that birth racial conspiracy theories about absent Black fathers % of Black adults who say that the government


NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 6 June 2024 English

We present new evidence on the long-run trend of occupational task content by race in the United States, 1900-2021. Black workers began the transition to better paid, cognitive-intensive modern jobs …

link individuals across Censuses and with their fathers which allows us to explore transitions for workers apart; and across generations, where we compare fathers’ and sons’ task content. For the early 20th century intergenerational dataset that compares the occupations of fathers and sons. We aim to make the PSID sample as comparable keeping those between 25 and 55 years of age. Fathers are also linked to a second observation 10 years white sons’ task ranks when controlling for their fathers’ labor market experiences. Intergenerational task


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

martyrs lost their family members (son/ husbands/ fathers) during war Lost breadwinner of the family


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

This report presents the findings of a study to analyze Guinea-Bissau’s HCI indicators and its human capital policies across three sectors— health, education, and social protection. The report highlights a …

partic- ipation remains relatively low. Support from fathers increased from 3 percent to 7 percent, that from


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

In 2022-2023, the International Finance Corporation (IFC) initiated a multi-country research study focusing on women's advancement in private commercial banking in South Asia. The study covered 20 private commercial banks …

provides parental leave to mothers as well as fathers in line with international benchmarks. It also parental leave for mothers (98 days) as well as fathers (14 days) in line with international benchmarks


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

Global evidence is mounting that more gender diversity in banking, including having more women in leadership, leads to better outcomes for organizations, their employees, and investors. There is increasing recognition …

of six banks also provide paternity leave to fathers. However, paternity leave is much less than that


World Bank Group · 4 June 2024 English

When companies support their employees to balance their childcare responsibilities with their work obligations, there are many benefits. IFC commissioned a study on the childcare needs of employees working in …

Childcare responsibilities affect both working fathers and mothers: • 20 percent of employees with children


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