State of the World’s Fathers report to launch June 2019 in advance of Father’s Day

In June 2019, at the Women Deliver Global Conference in Vancouver, Canada, Promundo and Sonke Gender Justice will launch MenCare’s third-ever State of the World’s Fathers report with its Steering Committee and partners, featuring new, cross-country analysis and data on men’s caregiving. The report, sponsored by Unilever, Dove Men+Care, calls for men’s uptake of their full share 

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.

June 2014: Active fatherhood from Chile to Rwanda

MenCare’s June 2014 newsletter features updates from our partners in Chile, Guatemala, Rwanda, Indonesia and globally. Learn about the MenCare+ partner meeting, new fatherhood guides and materials, successful workshops and more.

MenCare in Africa Media Kit

A Toolkit for MenEngage Africa organizations working with media This Media Kit seeks to promote men as caregivers and fathers, through media campaigns, educational programs, and advocacy initiatives. Different campaigns tell the stories of men who challenge stereotypes to become more involved caregivers for their children. Other initiatives engage policymakers to legislate paid leave for 

MenCare’s Darío Ibarra discusses same-sex parents and creating families free of gender stereotypes

Darío Ibarra

This month, psychologist and MenCare partner Darío Ibarra appeared on Desayunos Informales, an Uruguayan television program, to discuss same-sex parents and raising children without reinforcing gender stereotypes. Darío emphasized that to grow up healthy and happy, children need (1) unconditional love, (2) care, (3) a violence-free home, and (4) freedom from gender stereotypes – all 

Happy Mother’s Day from MenCare!

Happy Mother’s Day! From our partners in over 40 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 

“Being a father is indispensably connected to care”: Bulgaria’s Father’s Week 2016

Students and fathers stand in front of a fire truck.

“As a father today, I am more of a companion to my kids. […] Each one of them is a different world and they want and like different things.” This is just one reflection that emerged from a gathering of six fathers who met during MenCare Bulgaria’s “Fathers’ Eve” event. At the beginning of the country’s Father’s Week in November 2016, we held the event to discuss fatherhood and caregiving with participants.

Creating family-wide and community-wide transformation in Sri Lanka

In 2015 and 2016, World Vision Lanka has engaged hundreds of fathers in the Ambagamuwa Area Development Program (ADP) in caregiving and gender equality, working to create family-wide and community-wide transformation through its MenCare programming. World Vision Lanka has shared stories of the changes men have undergone as a part of the program: reducing their