Becoming a Father: Join us in Making the MenCare Commitment

Becoming a Father: Join us in Making the MenCare Commitment

Becoming a father is a life-changing experience. Eighty-five percent of fathers tell us they’d do anything to be very involved in caring for their new child, but there is no country where men are doing an equal share of the child care and housework. Watch this film to find out what’s keeping us from reaching 50/50 when it comes to taking on parenting responsibilities, and to learn more about the bold commitments that can accelerate progress toward achieving gender equality globally.

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Join the Movement: Time for Action

The inaugural State of the World’s Fathers, a landmark analysis of fatherhood, launched in 2015, inspiring advocacy and action with MenCare partners in over 40 countries. Now, it's time for action.

It’s About Time: The Case for Parental Leave

Hear from children how paid, equal, non-transferable leave for all parents can benefit us all in "It's About Time: The Case for Parental Leave."

Raising Boys to be Men Who Care

Watch this two-minute animation to learn how you can start reimagining a world free from gender-based violence, using lessons from the MenCare+ program.

America’s Dads: A State of America’s Fathers Film

Men from around the United States share their experiences of fatherhood in America's Dads. They say they can do more. They want to do more. But they can't do it alone.

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Becoming a Father: Join us in Making the MenCare Commitment

Becoming a father is a life-changing experience. Eighty-five percent of fathers tell us they’d do anything to be very involved in caring for their new child, but there is no country where men are doing an equal share of the child care and housework. Watch this film to find out what’s keeping us from reaching 50/50 when it comes to taking on parenting responsibilities, and to learn more about the bold commitments that can accelerate progress toward achieving gender equality globally.

Fathers of the World – It’s Time for Action!

Did you know that in no country in the world do men and women share the unpaid care work equally? In low-income countries, the gender gap in ever wider. But change is possible!

Join the Movement: Time for Action

The inaugural State of the World’s Fathers, a landmark analysis of fatherhood, launched in 2015, inspiring advocacy and action with MenCare partners in over 40 countries. Now, it's time for action.

It’s About Time: The Case for Parental Leave

Hear from children how paid, equal, non-transferable leave for all parents can benefit us all in "It's About Time: The Case for Parental Leave."

Raising Boys to be Men Who Care

Watch this two-minute animation to learn how you can start reimagining a world free from gender-based violence, using lessons from the MenCare+ program.

America’s Dads: A State of America’s Fathers Film

Men from around the United States share their experiences of fatherhood in America's Dads. They say they can do more. They want to do more. But they can't do it alone.

Father Is Not A Visitor (English Subtitles)

This documentary from Brazil tells the stories of eight fathers and their experiences attempting to accompany their partners during labor and delivery.

Father Is Not A Visitor (Spanish Subtitles)

This documentary from Brazil tells the stories of eight fathers and their experiences attempting to accompany their partners during labor and delivery.

Father Is Not A Visitor (Portuguese Subtitles)

This documentary from Brazil tells the stories of eight fathers and their experiences attempting to accompany their partners during labor and delivery.

MenCare+ Indonesia: Family Planning PSA

A husband who participates in family planning has a happy family. See how Jal and his wife Nong plan for their second child in Indonesia.

MenCare+ Indonesia: Pregnancy and Birth PSA

It's important for fathers to be involved from the start. See how Jal supports his wife Nong in giving birth – including being present in the delivery room.

MenCare Short: South Africa

Fatherhood is a gift to children, but it's also a gift to dads. In Khayelitsha, Themba inspires his younger brother, Andrew, who is about to become a father.