Special section: Role of men in child protection

This section brings together all resources on men’s role in child protection, such as recent research reviews, reports, videos and learning resources.

News

28 Dec 2018
The National Network for Children (Bulgaria) shared a survey done by the Gallup International sociological agency from the beginning of December 2018, which indicated that Bulgarians are moderately tolerant regarding various topics of family... Read more
20 Nov 2017
On November 8, 2017 - 30 teachers from 20 education institutions in the Ungheni, Falesti and Soroca districts took part in the wrap-up event of the "For a violence-free life of children in Moldova" project, implemented by Terre des hommes... Read more
17 Nov 2017
On Wednesday, November 8, 28 teens from 16 educational institutions from Moldova took part in the wrap-up event of the project „For a violence-free life for children in Moldova”, implemented by Terre des hommes Moldova with the financial... Read more

Learning

04 Apr 2018
This is a short self-paced course, that provides an overview of key insights and data on the unique and irreplaceable role that fathers play in the well-being of their children. Effective father engagement requires consistent and long-term... Read more
02 Dec 2016
About the webinar: The partnership between social workers and other professionals providing social services to children, and their clients' caregivers is crucial for a proper development of children. Among all kind of professionals working... Read more
30 Jun 2016
In no country in the world are men doing as much childcare or domestic work as women are. Globally, women are spending more than twice as much time as men on unpaid care work. These unequal care responsibilities are a barrier to gender equality, to... Read more

Library

20 Dec 2017
In a series of infographics, this document describes the results of the "For a violence free life of children in Moldova" Project, implemented during 2015-2017 by Terre des hommes Moldova, with the financial support of the OAK... Read more
01 Jan 2017
For the first time in Bulgaria, Campaign "Being a Father" published the handbook "The Kindergarten Invites the Father". The handbook was created thanks to the partners' expertise from the campaign "Being a Father"... Read more
09 Sep 2016
The training program “Conscious Gender-Sensitive Parenting” is intended to serve as theoretical and practical guidelines in the training activities aimed at increasing the participation of boys and men in the educational processes both... Read more

Multimedia

03 Jul 2018
Studies in the field in recent years, shows that the presence of fathers in raising and educating children has a particular impact on them and comes with a number of benefits. However, what do we do when we do not know how to build a father-child... Read more
04 May 2018
This videos talks about the use of big data in the fight for gender equality and provides examples of how big data fills in the gaps in traditional sources of information.   Sources: UN Women and UN Global Pulse (2018) Gender Equality... Read more
12 Feb 2017
In this 50-minute talk, hosted on February 9, 2017 by the "Coffee Break" show at Radio Chisinau, the journalist together with psychologist Daniela Terzi-Barbarosie discuss about how men from nowadays Moldova get involved in... Read more

Role of men in child protection

Engaging Fathers Part 2 [Audio]
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Children's Bureau: An Office of the Administration for Children and Families
Imperative to the wellbeing and nurturing of a child, is the presence of the father and paternal family members.
Handbook "The Kindergarten Invites the Father" from the Campaign "Being a Father"
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Campaign
For the first time in Bulgaria, Campaign "Being a Father" published the handbook "The Kindergarten Invites the Father".
Engaging Fathers Part 1 [Audio]
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: Children's Bureau: An Office of the Administration for Children and Families
Imperative to the wellbeing and nurturing of a child, is the presence of the father and paternal family members.
Moldova: On the way to better men's engagement in child protection
Date of publication: 2016
The child protection field in the Republic of Moldova is largely dominated by women.
In the Netherlands, Rutgers adapts the MenCare Parental Leave Platform to call for increased paternity leave
Date of publication: 2016
In the Netherlands, fathers are entitled to only two days of paid paternity leave. While this will increase to five days in 2019, the country is still far behind the European average of eight weeks of paid leave for new fathers.
In Italy, Parteciparte uses theater to promote inclusion and equality in parenting
Date of publication: 2016
MenCare partner Parteciparte is using theater to transform fatherhood in Italy.
MenCare partner Association Roditeli is inviting dads to kindergarten in Bulgaria
Date of publication: 2016
In Bulgaria, MenCare partner Association Roditeli is leading an effort to engage fathers in their children’s education.
Conscious Gender-Sensitive Parenting
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: Terre des hommes Moldova
The training program “Conscious Gender-Sensitive Parenting” is intended to serve as theoretical and practical guidelines in the training activities aimed at increasing the participation of boys and men in the educational processes both in the priv
Documentary 'The Beginning of Life' - Fathers (Video)
Date of publication: 2016
Publisher: Bernard van Leer Foundation
This trailer of the documentary 'The Beginning of Life' shines a light on the importance of involved fathers.

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