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July 20th, 2016

UKIP Leadership hopeful promotes Shared Parenting & Family Law reform 

Bill Etheridge, UKIP MEP for the West Midlands, has launched a radical proposal for shaking up Family Law by advocating shared parenting as a default setting in the event of parental break-up. The blueprint is designed to give all parents a right in law to have a meaningful parenting relationship with their children. Nearly one […]

June 30th, 2015

Why Scottish fathers deserve shared parenting. By Matt O’Connor

Every month, thousands of desperate Scottish dads turn to the courts as they battle for access to their children. All too often, the court orders they secure are broken with impunity by mothers, who face little or no court sanction. As a result, around 50% of all court orders for contact between children and their […]

June 21st, 2015

Fathers are for life, not just Father’s Day. By Darryl Westell

Pic: Darryl Westell and Matt O’Connor, Fathers4Justice protest, Trafalgar Square 2012 And so Father’s Day 2015 comes to haunt the fraternity of fatherhood once again with pub signs declaring their ‘fab dads’ menu and glossy Sunday supplements presenting us with whimsical throwbacks to dads in their element: manning the BBQ, fixing the leaky tap, playing […]

June 20th, 2015

The Guardian interview with F4J founder Matt O’Connor: ‘I thought I could change the world in three years’

Attention-seeking? Yes. Self-aggrandising? Yes. Sort of admirable for sheer chutzpah? I think so. Fathers4Justice is best-known for a series of stunts featuring dads dressed as superheroes – climbing bridges and buildings to promote the belief that fathers are discriminated against in family law. Do they have a point? Or are they a bunch of hotheaded […]

May 8th, 2015

An Election Message from Matt O’Connor: The Campaign for Shared Parenting Continues.

Without doubt, it has been a difficult night for campaigners who want to see urgent family law reform. We face profound challenges given there will be another Conservative led administration, which not only broke it’s 2010 election promises to F4J, but will continue to oppose equal rights for dads and support a punitive and discriminatory […]

March 31st, 2015

Fathers4Justice joins the Equal Parenting debate at the explosive new production of Strindberg’s The Father

F4J campaign spokesman Darryl Westell joined the panel discussing Equal Parenting in a ‘no-holds-barred exchange’ with other experts including author Peter Lloyd, Sally Peck and family law barrister Kyra Cornwall. You can listen to the podcast and read about the debate here Photo courtesy of Peter Jones (@pj001 on Twitter)

March 31st, 2015

Meeting with the Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, Ross Matthewman, Family and Childcare Trust, and Matt O’Connor, Fathers4Justice.

Fathers4Justice is pleased to report it recently met with the Rt Revd Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham and Ross Matthewman from the Family and Childcare Trust to discuss Shared Parenting and fatherlessness and the impact this was having on children and families. Ross kindly provided a copy of the Parliamentary Inquiry into Parenting and Social […]

February 28th, 2015

Fathers4Justice blocked from speaking in Parliament

Fathers4Justice today said they believe they have been blocked from speaking at a meeting in Parliament this Tuesday on ‘The Changing Role of Fathers’, being chaired by the Right Revered, Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham. Fathers4Justice had been scheduled as speaking at the event organised by the All Party Parliamentary Group for Parents and Families. […]

February 26th, 2015

Matt O’Connor interviewed on Bastion Radio about his 14-yr campaign for Shared Parenting

In a wide ranging interview, the founder of Fathers4Justice, Matt O’Connor, talks about his 14-year campaign for shared parenting, political corruption, broken Conservative Party promises, secret family courts and the plight of Britain’s fathers with Mike West from Bastion Radio @bastionradio

January 5th, 2015

A Caped Crusade by Matt O’Connor – Coming April 2015

Matt O’Connor’s second book about the Fathers4Justice campaign he started in 2001, is a candid account about O’Connor’s life and the behind the scenes challenges facing the campaign and his family over the last 14 years. Fearless, controversial and impossible to ignore, O’Connor describes the political wheeler-dealing that led to Fathers4Justice winning cross-party support for […]

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