Carlos’ Story was originally part of a project entitled “Life Stories of Young Men in Managua” by the Nicaraguan NGO Puntos de Encuentro that aimed to increase public awareness around sexual abuse and to empower young men, survivors and men at risk of engaging in commercial sexual exploitation. As a part of the MenCare Campaign,…continue reading
The MenCare Campaign is proud to present Marcio’s Story, an emotional telling of how fatherhood plays an integral role in men’s lives. Marcio, a man living in Brazil, narrates in first person the importance of supporting men’s involvement in the lives of their family even if it goes against traditional expectations of howmen are supposed…continue reading
The MenCare Campaign presents Theresa and Landuwari’s story from Rwanda, a journey of a husband and father’s understanding that when men engage as caregivers in the home and support women’s economic empowerment and education, it benefits women, children and the men themselves. Created by Nathan Golon.
October is the month when Brazil celebrates the Children’s Day, one of the most popular dates in the country. In 2012, the United Nations (UN) declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, an important reference to draw attention to all types of violence, abuse and discrimination endured by girls worldwide. This…continue reading
This clip promotes MenCare’s mission to support caring fathers, captures MenCare’s most important messages, and will help raise the global visibility of millions of fathers who are making a positive difference.
The purpose of this publication is to review policies and programs that promote or facilitate the involvement of fathers and father-figures from the pre-natal period through the first eight years of their children’s lives and to establish evidence of these programs’ potential to impact family violence, child abuse, and children’s health and learning outcomes. Twenty case…continue reading
In the end of June, we launched the Campaign on Paternity and Care in Brazil – “You are my father!”(“Você é meu pai!”, in Portuguese). This initiative was part of the Campaign MenCare, which Promundo coordinates at a global level along with Sonke Gender Justice (South Africa). The goal of this campaign is to shed…continue reading
This article presents a review of global data on boys’ education in the Global South and recent findings on the influence of boys’ educational a!ainment on their a!itudes and behaviors in terms of gender equality. The article also presents three examples—from Brazil, the Balkans, and India—on evaluated, school-based approaches for engaging boys and girls in…continue reading
“You Are My Father” is a MenCare Campaign that aims to encourage fathers to see themselves the way that their children see them: to see their power and their potential, their importance and their responsibilities. Learn what a difference it can make.
Confronting sexual violence, sexual abuse, sex tourism, and the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents (CSECA) has relied upon efforts from civil society and the Brazilian state alike in order to make the goal of children’s and adolescents’ rights a reality. The phenomenon of CSECA involves cultural, social, economic, political, and legal factors. Aspects…continue reading