Equimundo in the Press: June 2018

Equimundo in the Press

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Welcome to “Equimundo in the Press,” a monthly recap of media that mention Equimundo or MenCare, the global fatherhood campaign that Equimundo co-coordinates. We know that in order to create a truly equal, nonviolent world in which men and boys are allies in the fight for gender justice, we need to spread the word. Here are the top 10 featured articles from June:

  1. NPR highlights MenCare’s program for Rwandan fathers and couples, as part of MenCare+, in “Men Teaching Men To Be Better Husbands and Dads.”
  2. The Independent features Equimundo and Dove Men+Care research from Helping Dads Care in “Increasing Number of Fathers Want Access to Paternity Leave, New Research Suggests.”
  3. Slate features an op-ed from Equimundo’s Gary Barker titled “Why Do So Many Men Die by Suicide?”
  4. CNN cites Equimundo’s research on paternity leave in “Reddit Co-Founder Pushes for Paid Family Leave” (starting at 1:05).
  5. Fast Company features the same research in “What Do Dads Want for Father’s Day? How About Parental Leave?”
  6. Brookings highlights Equimundo’s gender-transformative programs in “What About the Boys? Educating Boys for Gender Justice.”
  7. Slate explores the Equimundo and Dove Men+Care study in “Study: Men Want to Do More Caregiving, But Can’t.”
  8. Quartz highlights the paternity leave research in “The Incredibly Long List of Benefits to Kids and Parents If We Took Paternity Leave Seriously.”
  9. Fatherly interviews Equimundo’s Gary Barker about unsupportive workplaces in “In America, Paternity Leave is for Rich Tech Workers, Lawyers, and Bankers.
  10. Medium hosts an op-ed from Equimundo’s Gary Barker and Vicki Shabo of NPWF titled “Helping Men Care: Father’s Day is the Perfect Time to Fight for Paid Leave.”
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