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Ejike’s story: Modeling caring and equitable relationships in Nigeria

Ejike and his wife, Beatrice, live together in Edem, Nigeria. Ejike is a teacher in a community with many rigid, deeply held practices and beliefs. When Ejike was a young man, however, people like his English teacher Mr. Smith instilled in him a deep respect for women and women’s equality that he carried with him into adulthood. 

MenCare partners host State of the World’s Fathers event and photo exhibition in Uganda

"State of the World's Fathers: Time for Action" report's cover image and title.

On June 13, 2018, the MenEngage Uganda Network and Sonke Gender Justice, in collaboration with the Embassy of Sweden in Kampala, hosted an event featuring the 2017 State of the World’s Fathers: Time for Action report, produced by Promundo as a MenCare publication. Sonke Gender Justice and Promundo serve as the global MenCare campaign’s co-coordinators. The report studies