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Father’s Day in Russia: A widely celebrated but unofficial holiday

Parents and children play games outside.

While widely celebrated in Russia, Father’s Day remains an unofficial holiday. In June 2016, MenCare partners celebrated by taking part in festivities held across the country. The cities of Moscow, Novosibirsk, and Orenburg celebrated Father’s Day with festivals called “FatherFest.” And, for the fifth year, St. Petersburg organized an urban celebration entitled “Daddy-Starts.” Events included 

Father’s Day in Bulgaria: What happened and what we learned in 2016

Fathers and children play outside.

This year, MenCare partners in Bulgaria – and in many countries around the world – celebrated Father’s Day on June 19. After the day came to a close, Association Roditeli’s David Kiuranov, coordinator of Bulgaria’s national MenCare campaign, looked back on the holiday’s significance and the importance of engaging men in caregiving. In this blog, he shares his reflections. 

Promundo launches report on the State of Fatherhood and Caregiving in Portugal

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Promundo-Europe, in collaboration with the Centre for Social Studies of the University of Coimbra and the Coimbra School of Nursing, launched its first report on the State of Involved and Nonviolent Fatherhood in Portugal at “Big Plans for Equality,” the fourth meeting of health professionals hosted by the Association for Family Planning in Lisbon on May 31. 

The State of America’s Fathers report makes waves on social media across the country

State of America's Fathers Film

Promundo, as a co-coordinator of the MenCare Global Fatherhood Campaign, launched the first State of America’s Fathers report on June 14, 2016. From New York to Los Angeles and Washington D.C., the country’s leading influencers, policymakers, and game-changers took an honest look at what it means to be a dad in the United States today, how it’s different than