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.

Featured Videos

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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Brazil
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 Short: Brazil

Marcio narrates the importance of men's involvement in the lives of their children and families, even if it goes against traditional expectations.

MenCare Brazil Film: Marcio’s Story

In Brazil, Marcio narrates the importance of supporting men’s involvement in the lives of their families, even if it goes against traditional expectations.

Campanha Você é meu Pai, featuring Charles Gavin

A video from MenCare's "You Are My Father" campaign in Brazil featuring Charles Gavin, promoting active and positive fatherhood.

Você é meu pai, featuring Leonardo Franco

This video from MenCare's "You Are My Father" campaign in Brazil features Leonardo Franco to promote the message of positive and involved fatherhood.

Você é meu pai, featuring Leandro Firmino

A video from MenCare's "You Are My Father" campaign in Brazil featuring Leandro Firmino, promoting active and positive fatherhood.