Media coverage

19 Mar 2021|Heartlines

Fathers Matter Networking Event #1: Overview

These networking events aim to facilitate connection and collaboration in this sector and, through that, to increase impact.

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10 Feb 2021|Heartlines

Exploring fatherhood in South Africa

On this Founding Father podcast episode, Heartlines CEO Dr Garth Japhet discusses his experience of fathering while managing a demanding career.

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11 Nov 2020|Heartlines

Partner profile: The Character Company

The Character Company is a long-term mentorship programme for young boys with absent fathers or no positive male role models in their lives.

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11 Nov 2020|Heartlines

Partner profile: Father a Nation

Father A Nation runs a variety of programmes to restore and equip men to be great fathers, mentors and role models and to stand against gender-based violence.

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08 Oct 2020|Heartlines

Positively present fathers as an early intervention to protect children

Heartlines participated in the African Child Trauma Conference held on 8 and 9 October 2020 and which focused on the development of an emergency action plan to protect the continent’s vulnerable children.

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17 Sep 2020|Heartlines

Fatherhood in South Africa webinar series: Positive interventions for fathers

Four out of five men in South Africa are biological or social fathers; this final discussion in the series explored which interventions helped these men to be an active, positive male presence.

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11 Sep 2020|EWN

Present fathers provide important emotional support to children

Senior research specialist at the Human Sciences Research Council, Dr Tawanda Makusha, stressed the importance of fathers providing practical and emotional support to children.

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11 Sep 2020|Fourways Review

Non-profit organisation launches webinar series about fatherhood

Non-profit organisation Heartlines looks at research about the roles of fathers in South Africa during the first webinar in a four-part series.

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