'Give Fathers A Fighting Chance'

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OTSE: Fathers have been asked to play a greater role in the upbringing of their children.

Giving the keynote address at the International Day of the Family under the theme "Father and Families: Responsibilities and Challenges" at this South East District village last week, former First Lady Olebile Masire said fathers have a duty to support and strengthen the status of the family.

"Fathers should help mothers raise children by supporting them with education, good health and other social needs," she said, acknowledging that some fathers have demonstrated commitment in this regard. 

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Parents should be more proactive in children’s lives

Parents need to pay particular attention to their children to ensure they grow up in a healthy environment that supports their development and mental health. Healthy attachments between parents and children foster strong bonds, creating a solid foundation for future leaders.In many African cultures, there is a common perception that parents should use a stick to discipline naughty children. While disciplining children is important, it is equally...

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