Unlocking the Power of Men’s Care: State of the World’s Fathers 2019

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The third State of the World’s Fathers report reveals new research on men’s caregiving from 11 countries, with additional cross-country analysis of data from over 30 countries. It calls for men’s uptake of their full share of the world’s childcare and domestic work – across all societies and relationships – to advance gender equality.

The report lifts five key recommendations to forward this agenda:

  1. Improve laws and policies to include men as caretakers
  2. Transform social and gender norms
  3. Guarantee economic and physical security for vulnerable families
  4. Help couples and co-parents thrive
  5. Put individual father’s care into action

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