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Positive Images of Men

i spotted these dad’s out with their kids on a Sunday morning, giving a few fishing lessons.

Positive Images of Men

i spotted these dad’s out with their kids on a Sunday morning, giving a few fishing lessons.

International Day of Families 2012 

From - Kim Higginson, Information Officer, Mental Health Foundation 


Ensuring work family balance is the theme for International Day of Families 2012.

The promotional material highlights the personal impact, but primarily the impact on families of long working hours, and advocates for family orientated policies and programmes that promote good work-life balance. Organisers put forth four policy recommendations to make work-life balance easier to achieve: availability of parental leave, gender equality & the role of men in families, flexible working arrangements, and quality childcare.

The NZ Families Commission has recently produced a snapshot publication looking at families and work, noting that many with commitments struggle to spend quality time together, and it echoes the recommendations made by the United Nations.

To keep tabs on your own work-life equation Careers NZ has a work-life balance information and quiz on its website and, for employers, the Department of Labour has a best practice toolkit.

Positive Images of Men - taking time
Take some time out to be with family and friends and do something fun

Positive Images of Men - taking time

Take some time out to be with family and friends and do something fun

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