We advocate for boys and men through influencing policy and practice, whilst addressing the stereotypes around masculinity and engaging in the wider conversation of what it means to be a man. Our work addresses some of the biggest societal issues facing this group, such as low education attainment, poor mental health and youth violence.
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Fatherhood
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Fatherhood is a cross-party group of MPs and peers, and provides a forum for discussing fatherhood and associated issues. The group seeks to promote the wellbeing of children by ensuring that legal and policy frameworks keep up with the changing nature of family life and that legislation encourages active and responsible fatherhood.
Future Men runs the APPG on behalf of the officers and members.
Mr David Lammy (MP): Co-Chair
Steve Double (MP): Co-Chair
Tim Loughton (MP): Vice Chair
Matt Western (MP): Vice Chair
Sir Peter Bottomley (MP): Secretary
Date of next meeting: May 2020 (tbc)
AGM – held on 29th January 2020
Fathers Reading with their Children
12th June 2019: The APPG on Fatherhood held its AGM and led a discussion and photoshoot highlighting the importance of fathers reading with their children.
Read the supporting article in The House magazine here.