Europe and Central Asia

MenCare partner Center E8 adapts viral “Dear Daddy” short film for Serbia

As part of its “Super Dad” campaign, Center E8, a MenCare partner in Serbia, developed a Serbian adaptation and voice-over of the “Dear Daddy” short film originally created by CARE Norway. The moving 5-minute video, “Dear Daddy,” is an appeal to fathers around the world to show that violence against women is never acceptable. It 

At Moscow conference, MenCare partners in Russia launch fatherhood research

Two new publications highlighting equitable and nonviolent fatherhood were presented at the “Fatherhood in Russia Today” conference in Moscow on December 7-8, 2016. Russian and international researchers attended the conference alongside representatives of state and public organizations from Russia, Belarus, Sweden, Ukraine, and the United States. The first report, State of the World’s Fathers, was 

“Being a father is indispensably connected to care”: Bulgaria’s Father’s Week 2016

Students and fathers stand in front of a fire truck.

“As a father today, I am more of a companion to my kids. […] Each one of them is a different world and they want and like different things.” This is just one reflection that emerged from a gathering of six fathers who met during MenCare Bulgaria’s “Fathers’ Eve” event. At the beginning of the country’s Father’s Week in November 2016, we held the event to discuss fatherhood and caregiving with participants.