Promundo and ABAAD adapt Program P in Beirut to promote men’s caregiving, prevention of violence against women, and early childhood development

In 2017, MenCare global co-coordinator Promundo and Lebanese NGO ABAAD launched a project to adapt and implement Program P – a gender-transformative fatherhood methodology – with Lebanese and Syrian fathers and couples in Beirut, with a special focus on early childhood development (ECD). The project comes after ABAAD, in partnership with Save the Children, produced an Arabic-language version of Program P 

In Russia, an interactive map and online portal are bringing together organizations that work with fathers

At an event in St. Petersburg on December 1, 2017, MenCare partners in Russia launched an interactive map showing the Russian organizations, centers, and activist groups that are working to engage men as involved fathers and caregivers in the country, as part of the new “Отцовство в России” (“Fatherhood in Russia”) online portal. The interactive 

In Sri Lanka, 225 fathers commit to loving relationships and equitable caregiving

World Vision Lanka’s Nuwara Eliya Area Program (AP), a MenCare partner, recently conducted its annual graduation from the MenCare program in the Hill Country of Sri Lanka. After participating in 11 sessions to build gender-equitable parenting and caregiving skills, a total of 225 fathers graduated from the program, modeled on MenCare’s Program P. During the event, graduating fathers 

In Georgia, “Lullaby for Lilly” children’s book highlights gender-equitable caregiving at home

On December 8, 2017, MenCare partners in Georgia presented the children’s book Lullaby for Lilly (იავნანა ლილისთვის) at an event dedicated to the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign. The book is written by Alexandre Lortkipanidze, illustrated by Sopho Kirtadze, and designed by Ekaterine Tabliashvili. It tells the story of one ordinary family’s