Publications

Reports
State of the World’s Fathers
State of the World’s Fathers

State of the World’s Fathers is the world’s first report to provide a global view of men’s contributions to parenting and caregiving.

Images of Fatherhood: Summary
Images of Fatherhood: Summary

This English report summarizes the study carried out among a Dutch fathers, obtaining insight into fathers’ involvement in caregiving.

State of Brazil’s Fathers
State of Brazil’s Fathers

This report presents the state of fatherhood in Brazil, highlighting men's caregiving practices and efforts to promote engaged fatherhood.

The Art of Family Living
The Art of Family Living

The Art of Family Living consists of 13 stories pf change from MenCare participants in World Vision Lanka's fathers groups in Sri Lanka.

Progress towards prohibiting all corporal punishment of children in East and Southern Africa
Progress towards prohibiting all corporal punishment of children in East and Southern Africa

The briefing highlights the human rights imperative to prohibit all violent punishment of children.

State of the World’s Fathers: Indonesia Country Report
State of the World’s Fathers: Indonesia Country Report

Adapted from the first State of the World’s Fathers in 2015, this regional report focuses on men’s caregiving practices in Indonesia.

MenCare+ South Africa Outcome Measurement Report
MenCare+ South Africa Outcome Measurement Report

This evaluation analyzes the efficacy and impact of the MenCare+ program in South Africa.

State of America’s Fathers
State of America’s Fathers

State of America’s Fathers aims to increase the visibility and value of care work in the United States with never-before-analyzed data and bold policy recommendations.

State of Involved and Nonviolent Fatherhood in Portugal
State of Involved and Nonviolent Fatherhood in Portugal

The State of Involved and Nonviolent Fatherhood in Portugal report presents an overview of fatherhood and caregiving in Portugal.

State of the World’s Fathers: Balkan Review
State of the World’s Fathers: Balkan Review

This report highlights findings and recommendations from the Global Report and analyzes existing data and policies from the Balkans.

MenCare in Latin America: EMERGE Story of Change
MenCare in Latin America: EMERGE Story of Change

This story of change pulls out the main findings from EMERGE's case study on the MenCare campaign in Latin America and its work to promote positive fatherhood.

MenCare in Latin America: EMERGE Case Study
MenCare in Latin America: EMERGE Case Study

This study details the implementation and impact of MenCare to engage men as involved fathers in Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Uruguay.

State of Australia’s Fathers
State of Australia’s Fathers

Produced by Save The Children, State of Australia's Fathers builds on the first ever global report on fatherhood, State of the World's Fathers.

State of Africa’s Fathers
State of Africa’s Fathers

Adapted from the first State of the World’s Fathers 2015, this regional report focuses on men’s caregiving practices in Africa.

Why Men’s Caregiving Matters for Young Children
Why Men’s Caregiving Matters for Young Children

Gary Barker breaks down the MenCare campaign's leading research on engaging fathers and its advocacy around public policy and practice.