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

07 Jun 2019
The efforts of Terre des hommes Moldova to promote an active role of fathers in the family have been recognized internationally. The child rights protection organization has recently become an active member of the MenCare global fatherhood campaign... Read more
14 Apr 2019
Physical violence and emotional abuse are still a daily reality for many children in Moldova, both at home and at school. Terre des hommes Moldova, with the financial support of the Oak Foundation, launched a three-year project to prevent violence... Read more
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

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

01 Jan 2019
As part of the campaign MenCare led by Promundo and Sonke Gender Justice, Promundo recently released a publication looking at “The State of the World’s Father”. In many parts of the world a boy child is still treated differently... Read more
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

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

[Moldova] 30 pupils attended the Summer Camp "Adolescent Leaders for Gender Equality"
Date of publication: 2017
Between the 16th and 19th of June 2017, Terre des hommes Moldova organized the second edition of the "Adolescent Leaders for Gender Equality" Summer Camp.
[International] Super Dads: New UNICEF campaign spotlights fathers' critical role in children's early development
Date of publication: 2017
As Father's Day approaches, and as residents of over 90 countries around the globe prepare to express their love and appreciation for their fathers, the United Nations Children Fund had recently commenced their "Super Dads" campaign, which highlig
Radio talk show: Men's involvement in children's education (Moldova) (Audio)
Date of publication: 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 the education of their
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 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.

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