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Fathers Day: Men Can Do It

The 'growing trend' for men to take over childcare is a myth, official statistics show.

Ahead of Fathers Day on 16th June, a new book aims to explode the myth of the 'modern dad' doing his fair share of childcare, inside and outside of working hours.

- Men don't actually want to look after children, new book claims

- Shameful take-up of father's new right to share parental leave

- Only 6,000 more stay-at-home dads than a decade ago

- Tiny growth in number of fathers working part-time

- Women still do twice as much childcare on evenings and weekends

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“The media and politicians' love for the new father is built upon a myth,” says father of two Gideon Burrows in a controversial new book...

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