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Raising Boys to be Men Who Care

Promundo, Rutgers

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. The film was produced by Rutgers and Promundo, with support from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.

State of Brazil’s Fathers

Promundo-Brazil

This report presents the state of fatherhood in Brazil, focusing on areas including sexual and reproductive health, maternal and child health, men’s health, violence against women and children, employment, public policies, civil society initiatives, economics, and same-sex couples. It also seeks to map the efforts and actors that have contributed to fostering engaged fatherhood on the national level,…
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The MenCare Parental Leave Platform

MenCare

The MenCare Parental Leave Platform presents 10 ways to leave gender inequality behind and give our children the care they need. MenCare is calling on governments and employers to adopt equal leave policies for both parents that are well-paid, non-transferable, and adequate in length. These policies have proven to be some of the most effective in encouraging men’s…
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It’s About Time: The Case for Parental Leave

MenCare

True gender equality won’t be reached until men are taking on 50% of the childcare and domestic work. Hear from children how paid, equal, non-transferable leave for all parents can benefit us all. Learn more about the MenCare Parental Leave Platform here.

State of America’s Fathers

Brian Heilman, Geneva Cole, Kenneth Matos, Alexa Hassink, Ron Mincy, Gary Barker

A flagship report produced by Promundo-US as a MenCare publication, State of America’s Fathers aims to increase the visibility and value of care work in the United States with never-before-analyzed data and bold policy recommendations. It seeks to influence and improve policies and programming for parents and to increase support for men’s caregiving more broadly,…
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America’s Dads: A State of America’s Fathers Film

MenCare, Promundo

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. Find out what it takes to support caring, involved dads in State of America’s Fathers: www.men-care.org/soaf

State of Involved and Nonviolent Fatherhood in Portugal

Sofia José Santos, Cristina Veríssimo, Maria Neto, Tatiana Moura, Alexandre De Sousa Carvalho, Bárbara Guimarães

Involving men in fatherhood and caregiving has enormous potential to transform the lives of men and women in Portugal and around the world. With this in mind, State of Involved and Nonviolent Fatherhood in Portugal presents the current state of fatherhood in Portugal and provides recommendations for policymakers, decision-makers, employers, health professionals, and educators on how to…
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MenCare in Latin America: EMERGE Story of Change

BRIDGE

This story of change pulls out the main findings and recommendations from MenCare in Latin America: EMERGE Case Study, which highlights the MenCare campaign in Latin America and its work to promote positive fatherhood and men’s caregiving roles.

MenCare in Latin America: EMERGE Case Study

Sofia José Santos

This study details the implementation and impact of MenCare – a global fatherhood and caregiving campaign – in its engagement of men as involved, non-violent fathers for the advancement of gender equality in six Latin American countries – Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Uruguay. According to this study, fatherhood is a key entry point…
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MenCare Short: Brazil

MenCare

Marcio narrates the importance of men’s involvement in the lives of their children and families, even if it goes against traditional expectations, in this three-minute “MenCare Short.” Watch the full film here.

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