November 2019: Join us Live at the MenCare Global Meeting
MenCare’s November newsletter highlights the MenCare Global Meeting 2019 and our first-ever photo contest. It also shares updates from Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and other countries around the world. Learn more about the research, programs, and campaigns our partners are leading to engage men in fatherhood, caregiving, and gender equality worldwide.
Society for the Improvement of Rural People (SIRP) decided to undertake a project to end FGM/C, with support from the global venture philanthropy fund, Rockflower, earlier this year... Continue Reading
Society for Equality, Respect And Trust for All Sabah (SERATA) recognized fathers who are present in their children’s lives through their inaugural “Celebrating Fatherhood” campaign... Continue Reading
Promundo, as a co-coordinator of MenCare: A Global Fatherhood Campaign, launched the third State of the World’s Fathers report on June 5 at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference in Vancouver, Canada... Continue Reading
Eighty-five percent of fathers tell us they'd do anything to be very involved in caring for their new child, but there is no country where men are doing an equal share of the child care and housework. Watch this film to learn more about the bold commitments that can accelerate progress toward achieving gender equality globally.
Law reform has been achieved in South Africa: corporal punishment is unlawful in all settings, including the home. Explore the country report, authored by Global Initiative to End All Corporal Punishment, to learn more.
#DadOnBoard campaign – from the Nordic Council of Ministers – is to get dads to inspire other dads to share the parenting equally. On November 14, the report. On 14 November, the report State of Nordic Fathers will be launched in Copenhagen during a debate on fatherhood.
A City Press article written by MenCare Global Co-Coordinator Wessel van den Berg begins, “Spend time with your child. That’s the answer that I have to the current frequently raised questions about the 'alternatives to corporal punishment'.”
This Washington Post article features the photo exhibition “Swedish Dads,” a series of portraits of 45 fathers on display through December at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington, DC. The exhibition, by Swedish photographer Johan Bävman, has toured 65 countries.
Aapta Garg MenCare Global Co-Coordinator Program Officer, Promundo-US Washington, DC Email
Wessel van den Berg MenCare Global Co-Coordinator Children’s Rights and Positive Parenting unit manager, Sonke Gender Justice Cape Town, South Africa Email Alexa Hassink MenCare Communications & Advocacy Director of Communications, Promundo-US Washington, DC Email May-Mei Lee MenCare New Partners Office Manager, Promundo-US Washington, DC Email
Lona Manik MenCare Communications Support Digital Engagement and Content Assistant, Promundo-US Washington, DC Email
Roma Richardson MenCare Communications Support Editorial and Brand Management Assistant, Promundo-US Washington, DC Email