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From Sweden to Chile, these photos of men’s caregiving show that fatherhood is changing

La Moneda Cultural Center in Santiago, Chile is presenting the Chilean Dads (“Papás Chilenos,” in Spanish) photo exhibition from October 4 to November 26, 2017, highlighting intimate moments of Chilean fathers caring for their children. The 27 photos that appear in the exhibition were selected from over 400 entries, submitted by fathers and family members 

MenCare partners from Eastern Europe and Central Asia share good practices in fatherhood programming through MenEngage webinar

On October 12, 2017, UNFPA Eastern Europe and Central Asia (EECA) Regional Office, a MenCare partner, organized the webinar “Fatherhood Programs: Good Practices from the Region” within the framework of the EECA MenEngage Platform. The webinar focused on successful examples of programs that have contributed to advancing gender equality by promoting involved fatherhood in Russia 

MenCare partner MERGE for Equality announces new early childhood initiative

MERGE for Equality, a MenCare partner in the United States, and its predecessors have a 35-year legacy of engaging ­­people and communities in gender-transformative initiatives, delivering programming that empowers communities to transform masculinity, promote men’s caregiving, and advance gender equality for all. MERGE for Equality works with a deep understanding of the current reality: Boys 

Eight fathers challenging gender stereotypes in Bangladesh tell their stories

In July, the Prio Baba (“Dear Father”) campaign in Bangladesh, led by MenCare partner Center for Men and Masculinities Studies (CMMS), recognized eight fathers championing the empowerment of women and girls at an award ceremony in Dhaka. These men have served as role models due to their rejection of harmful traditional practices related to fatherhood 

New MenCare co-coordinator joins Promundo team

Ruti Levtov (left) and Tim Shand (right).

Promundo is excited to announce that Tim Shand, Vice President for Advocacy and Partnerships, will be representing Promundo as the new MenCare global co-coordinator. Ruti Levtov, who served as MenCare global co-coordinator since 2013, will be supporting Tim in this transition, and will continue to be involved in MenCare in other capacities. Tim brings to