It takes a village to raise a child

My work

I work to develop services for children that engage all the family. The evidence backs this up but the practice is unusual.
Duncan Fisher OBE
The thing I am best at is starting projects and finding a way towards financial sustainability. I got an OBE from the Queen in 2008 for my work.

Projects I have started: past and present

The Family Initiative

Building a new international not-for-profit to promote new knowledge and innovation to improve support for families and children.

Child and Family Blog

A project for Cambridge and Princeton Universities to communicate and promote important child and family research.

Voices in the Middle

Support by young people for young people whose parents are splitting up. Funded by family lawyers and mediators.

Family Included campaign

Emerging global advocacy project to promote engagement of families in maternal and newborn healthcare.

Fatherhood Global

“The science of fatherhood”: uniting the world’s leading researchers to present their work to parenting information channels.

Fatherhood Institute

I co-founded the Institute and was CEO between 1996 and 2008.

Dad Info website

I led the launch of Dad.Info, a UK website for fathers, now being run by Family Matters Institute.

Travel Foundation

I was a co-founder of the Travel Foundation before I became a parent.

My blog

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