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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Indonesia
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.

Surga Kecil di Bondowoso (Small paradise in Bondowoso)

A religious teacher in Bondowoso, Indonesia upholds gender equality, women's rights and engaging men in domestic work in his community.

MenCare TVC (Lukman Sardi)

"I support MenCare and millions of other fathers who are willing to be involved in caring for their children." - Lukman Sardi

MenCare TVC (Ersa Mayori)

"My husband and I are committed to support MenCare and millions of fathers who are trying to make positive changes for families " - Ersa Mayori

Aku Sayang Ayah (I Love Dad)

This video asks questions about fatherhood to celebrate the launch of the MenCare campaign in Indonesia, called Laki-Laki Peduli.