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Fathers Play Important Roles In Maternal, Child Health

Huffington Post: On Taking Time to Be a Father
Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA executive director

“…Today, I am a father of five grown children and grandfather of four grandchildren. I have witnessed first-hand the time and care that goes into giving children the best start in life. So this week, as the first State of the World’s Fathers report is released across the globe, I urge all of us fathers to think about what it means to be a dad, and about the time we spend caring in the home. I call on you, on all of us, to promote the full involvement of men in family life and the full integration of women in community life, ensuring that men and women are equal partners…” (6/21).