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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 

MenCare partner AMAL leads extensive 16 Days of Activism campaign in Pakistan

MenCare partner AMAL Human Development Network used the 16 Days of Activism in November and December 2016 as a strategic opportunity to renew its efforts to engage men and fathers to end gender-based violence in Pakistan. During the 16 Days campaign, with the help of various partners and volunteers, AMAL’s messages about nonviolence and women’s 

“The Art of Family Living” highlights fathers’ stories of change in Sri Lanka

Cartoon image of family from the cover of "The Art of Family Living."

MenCare partner World Vision Lanka recently published a compilation of 13 stories, entitled The Art of Family Living, from MenCare participants in the Patana and Devon Area Development Programmes. These stories from fathers show the ways in which MenCare in Sri Lanka has improved child protection, health and nutrition, and education; couple relationships; and peace 

Men and respectful maternity care

A man embraces his pregnant partner.

MenCare's global co-coordinator Promundo is working with the White Ribbon Alliance, USAID’s flagship Maternal and Child Survival Program, and Jhpiego to better understand the issue of men and respectful maternity care, and to develop relevant guidelines and resources. We need your help! Tell us about your experiences and views on engaging men to contribute to a higher quality of maternity care and to promote gender equality and social justice