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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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.

Bandebereho

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

To be a Dad – Да бъдеш Баща (Bulgarian)

MenCare Bulgaria's film "Тo be a Dad" is part of its award-winning campaign supporting positive parenthood and active fatherhood.

Father’s Day Bulgaria 2014

This film is about an event that celebrated Father's Day and the importance of the father-child relationship in Bulgaria.

MenCare Project World Vision Lanka

This film celebrates active fatherhood and the work of MenCare in Sri Lanka.

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

Life Stories of Young Parents

In 2012 and 2013, REDMAS (the Masculinity Network for Gender Equality) worked with young parents to reflect on the kind of parenting they were practicing.

Ami ê Pai

The Ami ê Pai campaign ("I'm a father" in Creole) hopes to contribute to changing the Cape Verdean culture related to gender norms and masculinity.

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.

The MenCare Campaign

This clip promotes MenCare’s mission to support caring fathers, and will help raise the global visibility of millions of fathers who are making a positive difference.