Today was day one of a two day workshop for Fathers. The workshop, being conducted in Punta Gorda Town, is the initiative of the Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation’s National Parenting Task Force. The sessions focus on the importance of the father’s role in early childhood development and across the life span. This is the first workshop of its kind, with an aim to strengthen the model of integrated parenting and Early Childhood Development in the community. This workshop will be followed by a variety show in Orange Walk on June 24, 2017, where fathers and children will be engaged in several activities to celebrate fatherhood in that community.