2.000 fathers has been asked in Denmark about gender equality in year 2020. They have been asked which forms of discrimination is most widespread related to children and fathers. As well as which consequences it has for the children, fathers, families, and society.
Have you experienced discrimination as father?
The main conclusions are:
Have you experienced discrimination in these areas?
There is no doubt that the results of the experiemental survey must be taken very seriously. These are very clear patterns that are experienced in society.
There is systematic, unlawful gender discrimination and psychological violence against children and fathers. The consequence for children is mental health problems later in life and it has a major impact on public health and social costs in society.
The causes of the gender discrimination seems to be related to two primary issues:
It is a human right for children to know and be cared for by one's parents. It is a human right for everyone to experience respect of family life. It is a human right to be protected against discrimination and it is a human right to experience judicial proceedings of civil rights within reasonable time.
The respect of family life is the respect of children, mothers and fathers as a hole. It is about respect for everyone and equal rights. The foundation of a healthy society.
Discrimination of children and fathers based on family forms
Jesper Lohse, MBA / Chairman