Girls learn from their dads how they can expect to be treated by men

Father and daughter dancing at a wedding

A girl’s father signals to her how she can expect to be treated by men, ie. how high she ‘sets the bar’.

  • Teach her to only accept respect from men
  • Fathers are important in giving girls confidence

Tips:

Be present when it matters

Learn to recognize what constitutes a crisis time for your child. Find a way to be there and support your child.

Tips:

Let kids know they are loved

Parenting is not always easy. But even in the difficult times, tell your child you love them.