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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Rwanda
MenCare Short: Rwanda

Landuwari journeys to an understanding that sharing the work at home, supporting women's economic empowerment, and girls' education benefits the entire family.

MenCare Rwanda Film: Landuwari’s Story

This story from Rwanda shows a husband and father's journey to understanding that when men engage as equal partners and caregivers, it benefits women, children, and men themselves.

Bandebereho

This documentary film shares the work and achievements of the MenCare+ Bandebereho project in engaging men in Rwanda.