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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 

“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.