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Read our blog to stay updated on MenCare activities around the world, and to join the global dialogue on fatherhood and caregiving. Read, share and let us know what you think.

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Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Bringing Fathers In: helping global activists embrace involved fatherhood

The Fatherhood Institute and MenCare are launching a package of practical resources for health, education and social care professionals, policy makers, programme managers and designers, researchers and evaluators, to mark International Men’s Day (November 19), Universal Children’s Day (November 20) and International Day to Eradicate Violence Against Women/White Ribbon Day (November 25).




Friday, October 24, 2014

How do you encourage fathers to share the care work?

We asked MenCare friends and partners “How do you encourage fathers to share the care work?” This is what they recommended.




Monday, October 20, 2014

MenCare+ Rwanda launches "Bandebereho" in Kigali

In August, MenCare+ Rwanda launched the MenCare+ "Bandebereho" campaign in Kigali. This campaign addresses topics such as caregiving, sharing household responsibilities, prenatal care, and violence. Each of these themes is covered over a three-week period. The campaign has been launched in 16 different sectors with over 3,500 people attending these launches; the campaign’s reach is expected to grow as more activities are implemented in collaboration with local authorities.




Wednesday, October 15, 2014

MenCare+ Brazil organizes workshops with male perpetrators of violence in Rio de Janeiro

As part of the MenCare+ Brazil project, Instituto Noos and Promundo are organizing gender-reflective groups with male perpetrators of violence against intimate partners and women using a responsibility-based approach.




Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Interview with Douglas Mendoza

Douglas Mendoza Urrutia has a master’s degree in Public Policy and Social Programs from the Central American University of Nicaragua. He is a regional coordinator of the MenEngage Alliance in Latin America and coordinates the training team at the Puntos de Encuentro Foundation, where he also co-coordinates the MenCare campaign in Nicaragua.




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