The Family Federation of Finland is conducting a Research and Development project (2019-2021)

Equality and Fathers

  • to strengthen parenthood and equality at workplaces as a quality factor of work life
  • to improve father and family friendliness at workplaces

The project is funded by The Finnish Work and Environment Fund

Partners of the project:

Agenda and next steps:

  • focus group interviews have been conducted in September 2019 in all the partner organisations
  • Equality, Fathers and Family Friendliness People Surveys have been gathered in Oct-Nov 2019 to get information on
    • how people experience combining work and family/private life in the companies
    • how fathers as parents, fathers' leaves and other family leaves etc. are seen in companies

Media Release has been published on 28th January 2020 in Finnish

Videos and podcasts are coming up in Autumn 2020.

The Project lasts till May 2021.


More information:

Anna Kokko

Project Manager, Specialist

Equality and Fathers Project

The Family Federation of Finland - Väestöliitto

+358 50 3420572