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New PARENT project promoting men’s involvement in caregiving and violence prevention kicks off in Portugal

PARENT brings a gender-synchronized approach – informed by MenCare’s Program P work with fathers and couples –  to tackling the prevention of violence against women and children. By engaging men in co-responsible parenting and an equal share of unpaid care work in four European Union countries (Portugal, Austria, Italy, and Lithuania), PARENT intends to contribute to the prevention of domestic and intra-family gender-based violence (GBV) and violence against children. It seeks to promote change in social attitudes and behavior regarding gender roles in caregiving. 

MenCare campaigns from around the world

MenCare aims to engage fathers from the very beginning of their children’s lives in positive, equitable parenting and as allies in gender equality overall. Becoming a father can be a transformative moment, through which men’s roles as active parents can support family wellbeing, gender equality, and better health for mothers, fathers, and children. It’s a 

State of the World’s Fathers 2019 Report Finds That 85 Percent of Fathers Say They Would Do Anything To Be Very Involved in Caring for Their New Child, but Are Still Taking on Far Less Than Mothers

Today, June 5, MenCare launches the State of the World’s Fathers 2019 report, revealing new data and analysis from over 40 countries and recommendations to close the unpaid care gap. The third State of the World’s Fathers report launches today at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference in Vancouver, Canada, at an event co-hosted by Promundo with 

Happy Mother’s Day from MenCare!

Happy Mother’s Day! From our partners in over 50 countries globally, today and every day we celebrate the incredible role that mothers play in the lives of their children. Whether you are a biological mother or an adoptive one, an aunt, grandmother, teacher, coach, or a role model to a child in your life, thank 

MenCare partners release new animated video as part of Prevention+ program to promote a happier, healthier, more equal world

On International Day of Happiness, MenCare global co-coordinators Promundo and Sonke Gender Justice and MenCare partner Rutgers launched a new animated video, created through the Prevention+ program, to promote happier, healthier relationships and gender-equal societies without violence. Prevention+ is a five-year, multi-country program that envisions a world where healthy, respectful, and equal relationships are the norm.