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

24 Oct 2019
We live in a digitally connected environment and in many cases we use social media platforms for our professional tasks as well. There are many regulations, such as GDPR in the EU, protecting our privacy. However, it is often hard to decide... Read more
14 Oct 2019
Based on a recent UK study of social workers’ digital capabilities majority of the social workers don’t feel their initial education prepares them for using digital technologies in practice, but most respondents rated their digital... Read more
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

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

[United Kingdom] Facebook surveillance becoming ‘normalised’ in some social work teams, research concludes
Date of publication: 2019
We live in a digitally connected environment and in many cases we use social media platforms for our professional tasks as well. There are many regulations, such as GDPR in the EU, protecting our privacy.
[United Kingdom] Few social workers feel training provides ‘digital readiness’ for practice, research finds
Date of publication: 2019
Based on a recent UK study of social workers’ digital capabilities majority of the social workers don’t feel their initial education prepares them for using digital technologies in practice, but most respondents rated their digital skills as ‘good
[Moldova] A New Project to Reduce Violence Against Children in 30 Communities in Moldova
Date of publication: 2019
Physical violence and emotional abuse are still a daily reality for many children in Moldova, both at home and at
State of the World’s Fathers
Date of publication: 2019
Publisher: Promundo-US
As part of the campaign MenCare led by Promundo and Sonke Gender Justice, Promundo recently released a
[Bulgaria] A Sociological survey indicated that Bulgarians are moderately tolerant on issues related to family relations
Date of publication: 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 relat
The importance of fathers’ involvement in children's education - the subject of TV and radio shows [Website link]
Date of publication: 2018
Studies in the field in recent years, shows that the presence of fathers in raising and educating children has a
Men and boys in displacement. Assistance and protection challenges for unaccompanied boys and men in refugee contexts
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: CARE & Promundo
"Refugee women and children face specific risks and their needs are, quite rightly, highlighted and addressed by the humanitarian community. However, the situation and specific needs of single male refugees is often less understood.
How Big Data is Helping the Fight for Gender Equality [ChildHub Video]
Date of publication: 2018
Publisher: Child Protection Hub
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:
"For a violence free life of children in Moldova" Project
Date of publication: 2017
Publisher: Terre des hommes Moldova
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 Fou

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