When DNA tests show that dad is not the father

8 September 2023

"As the law currently stands, there is no limit to how long one of the biological or social parents can withhold information about biological parenthood," a law professor warns.

Parenting programmes benefit daddies in prison

19 January 2017
Training programmes focusing on fatherhood may make fathers in prison more law-abiding, according to Gunnar Vold Hansen.

New gender ideals in Egypt

12 January 2017
“The gender positions in Egyptian society are changing,” says Monika Lindbekk. According to her, clear-cut antagonism between Islamism and feminism is now being challenged by legal changes.

Immigrants embrace the Norwegian father’s quota

17 August 2016
Men from Central and Southern Europe like the fact that the father’s quota is already negotiated and indisputable.

Dad is important for his children's development

2 September 2014
A sensitive and attentive father has a positive influence on his child’s development. But only if he spends a considerable amount of time with the child during its first year.

The Child Welfare Service prefers mum to dad

18 March 2015
If mummy is an addict or suffers from psychological dysfunctions, the Norwegian Child Welfare Service takes extensive measures. If daddy has similar problems, he is asked to leave his family.

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