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Duncan Fisher


Duncan Fisher OBE is a founder of The Family Initiative. He co-founded the Fatherhood Institute in 1999 and was the CEO for 10 years. During that time he served on the Board of the Equal Opportunities Commission for several years. His work focuses on fathers and caring. He campaigns for equal parental leave, better community support for fathers and effective engagement with fathers by maternity and early years services. He received an OBE in 2008 “for services to children”. He manages two websites reporting on research: The Child & Family Blog, which is a project of Cambridge and Princeton Universities reporting on child development; and Family Included, which reports on maternal and newborn health.