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Why dads matter: How reading to your kids can make a difference

The amount of time fathers spend reading with their children can help predict how well their children will read and write in the future

Daddy’s girl seeks a prince familiar

Song 'Princes Familiar' gives an example of the importance of the first relationship some women have been privileged to have: our first love.

When we cannot trust our own fathers, which men can we trust?

Gaopalelwe Phalaetsile reflects on the impact toxic masculinity and patriarchy have had on her.

Fatherhood: Not for heroes

Childbirth is a bonfire of the vanities for men – but there are rewards for those who persevere.

Has paternity denial become the norm in SA?

Women often blame themselves for their pregnancy, whereas men are "innocent until proven guilty", a debate on paternity at Wits University has heard.

Could fatherhood be changing for the better?

Fathers have come a long way since the days when they were distant authority figures, and are showing their determination to outdo their own fathers.

A new kind of fatherhood can prevent violence

Gender-based abuse costs South Africa up to R40bn a year, but can be tackled at its root by dads taking an active role in caring for their children.

The dad who was really there

Father's Day is a reminder for Tanya Charles that a model of manhood that encourages men to be emotionally engaged and display love is already here.

Fatherhood’s a struggle for the fatherless

Without a father figure of your own, being a dad can be something of an emotional challenge, writes Mbuyiselo Botha.

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