Stay-at-home dads call for change

Dads make an important contribution when they stay at home as primary caregiver for their children – but they continue to face major social hurdles and stigmas, Flinders University researchers say.

Dr Sarah Hunter, from Flinders’ Caring Futures Institute, says stay-at-home fathers want to talk more about their caring experiences and build their parenting knowledge. However prevailing stigmas limit this activity – and such attitudes need to swiftly change.

Postdoctoral researcher Dr Hunter has joined Flinders psychology and ARC Research Fellow Professor Damien Riggs

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