Two decades of studies affirm that exposure to violence in childhood increases the likelihood that an individual will experience or perpetrate intimate partner violence (IPV) in adulthood, as well as other forms of violence. Exposure to violence in childhood is by far the strongest predictor of whether a man uses violence later in life. Promundo,…continue reading
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…continue reading
The inaugural State of the World’s Fathers, a landmark analysis of fatherhood, launched in 2015 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York and subsequently in 10 cities globally, inspiring advocacy and action with MenCare partners in over 40 countries. Now, it’s time for action.
These four men are championing gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). From Egypt to Lebanon, Morocco, and Palestine, their stories of being involved fathers, supporting women in business, and promoting gender equality more broadly challenge stereotypes of men in the region. For more stories, survey results, and what you can do…continue reading
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.
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.
Combining sports practices, remedial classes, and gender-awareness workshops, the project “Practicing Sports, Winning in Life” works to prevent violence against children and adolescents in the communities of Maré and Guararapes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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
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.
Landuwari journeys to an understanding that sharing the work at home, supporting women’s economic empowerment, and girls’ education benefits the entire family, in this four-minute “MenCare Short.” Watch the full film here.