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When men encourage and support each other it benefits them, their children and everyone around them.

Reflecting on your own father relationship?
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Find support organisations for your or your friends and family.

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Get discussion guides for the Heartlines Fathers Matter Films.

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Are you a father looking for resources?
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Get tips and resources to help you as a dad.

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Are you looking for church resources?
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Find out more about rolling out Fathers Matter in your church.

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Do you want resources for your organisation?
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Get resources to help fathers in your organisation or community.

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How can fathers get involved in ECD?
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Find out more about Fathers Matter's work in early childhood development.

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Nthabiseng Makhokha

How to keep your kids busy during the school holidays

School holidays are fun for kids, but often a nightmare for parents trying to keep curious hands and minds occupied. Try these activities with your child during the holiday.

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Choosing to co-parent for my children's well-being

Co-parenting Series: Part 1

Lebo shares how she and her ex-husband persevered to find a way to work together and co-parent amicably for their children's sake. 

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‘There’s an opportunity for every father to change the future’

At the KwaZulu-Natal Fathers Matter Ambassadors Conference, delegates from different parts of the province gathered to discuss the importance of fatherhood, share their fatherhood stories and brainstorm solutions to our nation’s fatherhood challenges.

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Nevelia Moloi

Focusing on youth is next for Fathers Matter

Unsettling research findings and critical conversations on youth and fatherhood were the talk of the day at the Fathers Matter Youth Message Design Workshop.

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Creating safe spaces for men to share and learn

Creating spaces for men to share and learn together is an important part of Fathers Matter's work. The first Fathers Matter Ambassadors Conference was an meaningful moment for men to experience just this.

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Bonolo Mokua

How to understand your journey as a survivor of abuse

Even though Martin had the house, wife and child he'd always wanted, he lived with the fear of perpetuating the same violence he experienced growing up, because “society” had programmed him to think that victims are doomed to repeat the same violence they experience.

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