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From Vancouver to Pretoria, the State of the World’s Fathers 2019 Report Calls for Men’s Full Partnership in World’s Childcare and Domestic Work

August 21, 2019

Promundo, as a co-coordinator of MenCare: A Global Fatherhood Campaign, launched the third State of the World’s Fathers report on June 5 at the Women Deliver 2019 Conference in Vancouver, Canada. The event was co-hosted by Promundo and Unilever, Dove Men+Care, in advance of Father’s Day in many countries around the world….
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Promundo in the Press: July 2019

August 13, 2019

Welcome to “Promundo in the Press,” a monthly recap of media that mention Promundo or MenCare, the global fatherhood campaign that Promundo co-coordinates. We know that in order to create a truly equal, nonviolent world in which men and boys are allies in the fight for gender justice, we need to spread the word. Here…
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Promundo in the Press: June 2019

July 23, 2019

Welcome to “Promundo in the Press,” a monthly recap of media that mention Promundo or MenCare, the global fatherhood campaign that Promundo co-coordinates. This past June, Promundo launched the State of the World’s Fathers (SOWF) 2019 report, revealing new data and analysis from over 40 countries, and recommendations to close the unpaid care gap. We…
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What We Know About Masculinity, Fatherhood, and Caregiving

July 17, 2019

Becoming a father can be a defining step into adulthood, and fathers who take a hands-on role in caring for their children, from the earliest days, often say it’s one of the most fulfilling parts of their lives. According to research conducted in advance of the 2019 State of the World’s Fathers, some 85 percent of fathers across seven countries said they would do anything to be very involved in caring for their newborn or adopted child….
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New IMAGES Research from Uganda Shows High Rates of Intimate Partner Violence and Intersecting Violence against Women and Children

July 16, 2019

Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in the Central Region of Uganda maps men’s and women’s attitudes and practices related to gender equality in daily life, including domestic violence, caregiving and fatherhood, health, gender norms, and economic stress. Along with a complementary qualitative study – conducted also by ICRW and Promundo – this study contributes new insights into the intersection between violence against women and violence against children, and the barriers to and drivers for successful prevention and response efforts. …
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