KRUK: Dads needed on Father’s Day

American culture forgets that men play vital role in kids’ lives

This Father's Day, let’s begin taking real steps toward affirming the essential role of both parents in children’s lives. Even in the absence of a spousal relationship, it should be clear that both mothers’ and fathers’ parental responsibilities to their children’s needs deserve full legal protection and recognition.

Edward Kruk is an associate professor of Social Work at the University of British Columbia.

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