The Role Of Black Fathers in the Lives of Children in South Africa: Child Protection for Black South Africans is Often a Collective Responsibility.

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Child Abuse and Neglect
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Makusha, Tawanda.
Richter, Linda.
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Journal Article
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This article outlines what is known about fathers and fatherhood in South Africa, future research direction, and policy and program suggestions to promote the involvement of fathers in their children's lives. It stresses that the role of Black fathers in children's lives is and has always been important, but also acknowledges that children, women, and men could benefit from greater paternal involvement. 1 table and 9 references. (Author abstract modified)

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