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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.

MenCare Short: Rwanda

MenCare

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.

MenCare Short: South Africa

MenCare

Fatherhood is a gift to children, but it’s also a gift to dads. In Khayelitsha, Themba inspires his younger brother, Andrew, who is about to become a father, in this three-minute “MenCare Short.” Watch the full film here.

Why Men’s Caregiving Matters for Young Children: Lessons from the MenCare Campaign

Gary Barker

After years of focusing overwhelmingly on the mother–child dyad, child development as a field has “discovered” fathers. In the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s Early Childhood Matters, Promundo’s International Director Gary Barker breaks down the MenCare campaign’s leading research on engaging fathers and its advocacy around public policy and practice. Read the full June 2015 issue…
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When Men Change: A Promundo Film

Promundo

When Men Change tells the story of four men who changed the way they think about gender equality, sexual and reproductive health, and violence. In recent years, there has been increased interest in exploring how men can contribute to promoting gender equality and preventing violence against women and girls. As the evidence base grows, now…
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Being a Father: A State of the World’s Fathers Film

MenCare

Being a Father asks fathers, mothers, and children from around the world: “What does fatherhood mean to you?” This film was produced alongside the launch of State of the World’s Fathers – the world’s first-ever report to provide a global view of the state of men’s contribution to parenting and caregiving around the world. Learn more: www.sowf.men-care.org.

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