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19 06, 2022

SABC News | Craig unpacks the alarming impact of absent fathers on children’s well-being. 

By |2022-09-15T15:01:00-02:00Jun 19th, 2022|Comments Off on SABC News | Craig unpacks the alarming impact of absent fathers on children’s well-being. 

Statistics South Africa unpacked alarming trends that have an impact on children's education and well-being. In a report released in February this year, StatsSA revealed that most children in South Africa live in non-standard family structures with mostly one of their biological parents. The research, which was [Read more]

19 06, 2022

Newzroom Afrika | What can be done about children growing up in broken families?

By |2022-09-15T15:06:40-02:00Jun 19th, 2022|Comments Off on Newzroom Afrika | What can be done about children growing up in broken families?

According to Father A Nation, 21% of children 17 years old and under do not live with their parents. Only 42% of children with their mothers and 64% of children don’t live in the same household as their biological fathers. This has left many children to stay [Read more]

7 06, 2022

Dads, Boys and Masculinity

By |2022-06-07T10:27:24-02:00Jun 7th, 2022|Comments Off on Dads, Boys and Masculinity

Dads need to help boys understand and shape masculinity. In years past, fathers were often "there, but not there," according to Craig Wilkinson, a dad of two and founder of Father a Nation, a South African nonprofit that addresses gender-based violence, crime and fatherlessness by restoring and equipping  [Read more]

10 05, 2022

Reach. Teach. Talk: Cultivating Positive Masculinity

By |2022-06-07T09:18:06-02:00May 10th, 2022|Comments Off on Reach. Teach. Talk: Cultivating Positive Masculinity

Join Nat and South African author, speaker and social entrepreneur Craig Wilkinson (www.fatheranation.co.za) as they discuss the crucial role men play in the lives of their youth and society. For anyone working with or raising boys in this day and age, their conversation will provide exploration and [Read more]

15 04, 2022

Discussing fatherlessness with Siya Kolisi

By |2022-09-15T14:56:11-02:00Apr 15th, 2022|Comments Off on Discussing fatherlessness with Siya Kolisi

Craig and Siya discuss the deep and emotional issue of fatherlesness in South Africa. Excerpt is taken from the GQ Men's Mental Health Webinar held in March 2022.

27 02, 2022

702 FM | Interview with Refiloe Mapakanye

By |2022-06-07T10:34:22-02:00Feb 27th, 2022|Comments Off on 702 FM | Interview with Refiloe Mapakanye

Craig Wilkinson, Founder & CEO of Father A Nation SA NPC for a profile and work of Father a Nation NPC a Non-Profit Organisation that runs high impact interventions to deal with the scourge of gender-based violence in South Africa.

20 12, 2021

702 FM Man Torque: Healing Boys and Men

By |2022-06-07T10:27:50-02:00Dec 20th, 2021|Comments Off on 702 FM Man Torque: Healing Boys and Men

Tonight, we wrap up our last Man Torque show for 2021 with Craig Wilkinson, Founder and CEO of Father A Nation (FAN), bestselling author, award winning social entrepreneur and motivational speaker and Charles Mpepho, Former Funder and chairperson of the Alexander men's forum now current Snr mentor of [Read more]

11 12, 2021

eNCA News: 16 Days of Activism | Urging men and boys to do better

By |2022-06-07T09:55:35-02:00Dec 11th, 2021|Comments Off on eNCA News: 16 Days of Activism | Urging men and boys to do better

'In keeping with the theme, "Moving from Awareness to Accountability", a nonprofit organisation has launched a community centre in Alexandra, Johannesburg. The facility wants to encourage men and boys to do better, and help end GBV. Craig Wilkinson, founder and CEO of Father A Nation speaks to [Read more]

10 12, 2021

Newzroom Afrika: Community Centre opened in Alexandra to combat toxic masculinity.

By |2022-06-07T08:22:44-02:00Dec 10th, 2021|Comments Off on Newzroom Afrika: Community Centre opened in Alexandra to combat toxic masculinity.

'Author and Father A Nation CEO, Craig Wilkinson, this week opened a Community Centre in Alexandra to combat toxic masculinity and mentor young men and boys. This is done through programmes designed with a dedicated focus on GBV perpetrators."

10 12, 2021

The Hot Box | MetroFM

By |2022-06-07T10:35:37-02:00Dec 10th, 2021|Comments Off on The Hot Box | MetroFM

Non-profit organisation Father A Nation has opened its first #NOEXCUSES community centre in Alexandra, Joburg for men and boys. The group believes this empower and educate them  as it believes this is key to ending the cycle of gender-based violence. The organisation hopes the centre will be the first [Read more]

10 12, 2021

‘If we understand why men – the majority of perpetrators – abuse, we can fix it’

By |2022-06-07T10:06:53-02:00Dec 10th, 2021|Comments Off on ‘If we understand why men – the majority of perpetrators – abuse, we can fix it’

Father A Nation CEO Craig Wilkinson says if you increase law enforcement but don't change values and how men behave it's not gonna make much of a difference. It is important to heal boys, men and fathers to bring real change to gender-based violence. This will help in [Read more]

10 12, 2021

SABC NEWS: Father a Nation shifts focus from survivor to perpetrator

By |2022-06-07T08:23:41-02:00Dec 10th, 2021|Comments Off on SABC NEWS: Father a Nation shifts focus from survivor to perpetrator

'As 16 days of activism wraps up today Father A Nation is changing the narrative, shifting from a focus on the survivor, to a focus on the perpetrator in order to identify why Gender-Based Violence is happening and developing programmes and interventions to prevent it from happening. [Read more]

21 11, 2021

Why men are lonely

By |2022-10-03T09:07:17-02:00Nov 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Why men are lonely

There is a silent epidemic of loneliness amongst men. Not because men don’t have friends or family. Not because they don’t have people to hang out with or go places with. Lonely because they are not truly seen and authentically connected. [Read more]

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