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New book provides fathers with prenatal self-care techniques

In the United States, MenCare partner Fathers’ Uplift released the first edition of a book outlining a new intervention for fathers, in January 2017. Titled Pre-Father Care: Prenatal Care for Fathers, the book establishes a safe environment where fathers-to-be, fathers, and father figures can receive support – in the comfort of their own homes or in 

MenCare partners launch adaptation of Program P for Bolivia

Program P – Bolivia

In December 2016, MenCare partners launched Program P Bolivia, an adaptation of MenCare’s Program P methodology, specific to the context of El Alto, Bolivia. Program P, named for “padre” in Spanish and “pai” in Portuguese, meaning “father,” provides concrete strategies and activities to engage men in active fatherhood from their partners’ pregnancies through their children’s 

Promundo and partners promote men’s caregiving during Father’s Month in Brazil

Promundo's booth at an event hosted by SECONCI-Rio.

In Brazil, Father’s Day is celebrated each year on the second Sunday of August. This year, Promundo and other MenCare partners in Brazil used the month of August to raise awareness about the importance of men’s positive involvement in fatherhood and caregiving. Throughout the month, Você é meu Pai, which is the Brazilian adaptation of the global MenCare campaign 

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