By Zoe Spielvogel
“Fathers and mothers around the world are saying, ‘it’s about time.’” Promundo Senior Fellow Michael Kaufman delivered this call to action as he revealed the findings of the first State of the World’s Fathers Report.
In advance of Father’s Day, Kaufman joined a group of lawmakers and advocates to call for policies that would ultimately change the lives of families not only in the United States, but around the world. The eye-opening report was launched in the heart of US policy-making: Capitol Hill. A news conference featured several speakers who have taken nothing shy of an active voice when it comes to parents’ rights, including Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY), Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY), Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA), Vice President of the National Partnership for Women and Families Vicki Shabo, and Founder of the Center for Urban Families Joseph T. Jones, Jr.Read More »