New generation of fathers (Page 13)

Sunday, 4 June 2017

Lianhe Zaobao


This was an article contribution by Professor Jean Yeung, Provost-Chair Professor of Sociology and founding Director of the Centre for Family and Population Research at NUS Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Prof Yeung noted that with more women entering the workforce, there is a growing awareness on gender equality which has given rise to higher expectations from new-generation fathers. She opined that East Asian countries should introduce more policies to support and encourage fathers to play a more active role in child-rearing as such policies have had good effect in Scandinavian countries.

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