The Plus in MenCare+: The Unique Value of a Multi-Component Approach

MenCare+ is an innovative, three-year, four-country collaboration between Rutgers and Equimundo, working with long-term national and regional partners with extensive local knowledge and expertise. In Brazil, Indonesia, Rwanda, and South Africa, a range of strategies are being implemented to engage boys and men in social change and as caregiving partners in order to improve the health and lives of women, children, and men, to prevent intimate partner violence, and to build respectful relationships.

This brief provides an overview of how the program’s components influence and strengthen one another.