“My daughters have the same opportunities that my sons do.” Dad dispels the myth of gender inequality in Pakistan.
One of the first things Qamar tells me is that he wants to dispel the myth of inequality between men and women in his home country of Pakistan. A father of four daughters (Zara, 16, Sanya, 14, Aysha, 9, and
Co-parenting alliance, and the ways in which it mediates the healthy growth of our daughters is not just more unsolicited advice about ‘how to be a good dad’. It’s about understanding the emotional, financial, and social benefits of positive co-parenting
Terpandros believes that working with his oldest daughter, Eirini, 22, is one of the best things that could have happened in their relationship. For most of Eirini's life, they lived apart as she stayed with her mother when they separated;
Distorted body image and eating disorders among young girls are debilitating conditions that are all too frequent, but fortunately there are ways fathers can become aware of common symptoms and understand how to best approach their daughters who might be
Adolescence is a unique developmental life stage when romantic interests begin to sprout, and, as we saw in Part I of our series, dating offers many benefits and is a healthy part of a young woman’s emotional development. For instance,
Often, the idea of their adolescent daughters starting to date worries fathers, for a variety of reasons. But this developmental step, now “well evidenced … [as] important … for adolescents’ self-identity, functioning and capacity for intimacy,” can not only promote
Sumit S.'s life changed completely when his wife landed a job in Switzerland that required immediate relocation and for he and their five year old daughter, Miraya, to follow from India six months later. In a role reversal, Sumit, who
Cyberbullying in adolescent girls, while not a recent phenomenon, is receiving more and more attention recently for its devastating consequences, both for the victims and the perpetrators. In Part 1 of Growing Girl’s two-part series on cyberbullying and adolescent girls,
The phenomenon of cyberbullying dates to the 1990’s, but the first documented case to reach the attention of researchers and media was the online harassment, and eventual suicide, of 13-year old Megan Meier in 2007. This happened in the U.S.
Jamie Alexander has always possessed an entrepreneurial spirit, so it's no surprise that when his daughter, Ruby, now 13, needed something the market didn't offer, he decided to manufacture it himself; what might be more surprising, however, is that once