Research Reports

The Care Burden Affects Us All: Assessing men’s stake as caregivers in the United States

Care work is in and of itself valuable and important, and it is also a critical part of our economy—it allows for labor participation and economic production—yet is too often underpaid and undervalued in this country. Data show that more than 80% of men believe that unpaid care work at home is as valuable as paid work, valuable to society, and that men and women should share care responsibilities equally.

Core Elements of Gender Transformative Fatherhood Programs to Promote Care Equality and Prevent Violence

Program P (“P” for the words for father in Portuguese, pai, and Spanish, padre) was developed in 2011 specifically to promote men’s positive involvement as fathers in maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) and in caring for their children. Since then, it has been adapted in close to 30 countries by a wide array of partner organizations, ranging from small community-based organizations to large multilateral development organizations and governments, often in partnership with Equimundo.

State of the World’s Fathers 2023

The State of the World’s Fathers 2023 (SOWF 2023) report reveals that thousands of women and men across the world are calling for care to be central to their lives, which can only be addressed by a fundamental overhaul of power structures, policies, and social norms around both paid and unpaid care work.

State of America’s Fathers 2023

The State of America’s Fathers study and report start from the belief that empowering and supporting men to be caregivers is necessary for all of us – for women and gender-diverse individuals and the equality they deserve, for children, for men themselves, and for our country.

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State of American Men 2023

The inaugural State of American Men report by Equimundo, “From Crisis and Confusion to Hope,” seeks to understand the realities of men in 2023.

The State of UK Boys

From education and achievement to mental health and well-being to violence and aggression, the ‘state

Program H: A Review of the Evidence

This review on Program H – a gender-transformative approach designed to engage young men in changing gender norms related to masculinities that perpetuate gender inequality – brings

Care Leads to Care

In March 2021, Equimundo and Dove Men+Care carried out a nationally-representative survey in the United States focused on the links between men’s care for themselves (physical, emotional

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