Following up on the amazing work initiated by Promundo and their network…:
MenCare launched the State of the World’s Fathers
(SOWF) report in June 2015 in 10 cities around the world, and the
report as a global advocacy tool has already begun to see results.
In addition to its translations into over seven languages, in the
Netherlands advocacy around SOWF led to the increase of paternity leave
from two to five days. A bill for 30 days of paid leave for fathers was
introduced in Brazil’s Congress this summer. In the United States,
conclusions from SOWF were shared with the authors of a Washington, DC
bill that proposes 16 weeks of paid family leave for district residents
Read and download the full report to learn more.