Activity of Södertörns Lärcentra
Aims and objectives
Södertörns Lärcentra is a company, owned by the civil society organisation ABF (The Workers' Educational Association), based in the southern Stockholm region working on training and technical assistance on gender equality and fatherhood/parenthood. The company has developed its own course materials for lectures and group work with men and with men and women on parenthood and fatherhood to promote gender equality. Lärcentra's work with fathers-to-be has in part been evaluated.
Name: Södertörns Lärcentra
Stakeholder: Civil society organisation
Area of intervention: Violence; Men and gender equality
Organisation Country: Sweden
Organisation City: Tyresö
Organisation Zip Code: 135 40
Organisation Phone: 467 07 89 04 74
- Training and support to maternal and child care health centres in the region to set up and run parent/father educational/support groups to promote gender equal parenthood/care-giving. Active primarily in the southern parts of Greater Stockholm, but offers services elsewhere too.
- Provision of group work with fathers-to-be to promote gender equal parenthood/care-giving.
Berggren M, Schiratzi J. (2009), Utvärdering projektet "Pappa på riktigt" (not published)