Standards, Guidelines and Quality Assurance for Gender Equality in Academia

Fathers' Officer

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

University

Family services, Information / guidance

Awareness, Visibility

Graduates / doctoral researchers, Postdoctoral researchers, (Junior) professors, Leadership positions, Research staff

Medicine

RWTH Aachen University

In January 2009 the Charité hospital and medical school in Berlin appointed a Fathers' Officer. This officer serves as the point of contact for all male employees who are considering taking parental leave to look after a child. Fathers can find out about the legal and contractual situation, ask questions and receive moral support. The Fathers' Officer liaises between expectant fathers and their supervisors and makes both groups aware of the importance of happy parents at work.

Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin

Berlin

"family-friendly university" Commission

vaeterbeauftragte@charite.de

RWTH Aachen University
Fathers' Officer
(de) https:/​/​www.rwth-aachen.de/​vaeterbeauftragter

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