The first meeting of the MenEngage Europe network discusses men’s role in childcare

MenEngage Europe workshopFrom September 17-19 in Zagreb, MenEngage Europe, a network of organizations and individuals who work on the inclusion of men in achieving gender equality, held a three-day meeting of its regional networks. The meeting brought together more than 40 people from 16 European countries (Croatia, Spain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Switzerland, Albania, United Kingdom, Serbia, Ireland, Croatia, Sweden, Norway, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Portugal, Kosovo, Netherlands), among which were also representatives of the leading actors in this topic area such as White Ribbon UK, and Ombudsperson for Gender Equality of Republic of Croatia.

Participants presented best practices in working on involving men in the care of children from an early age and the Report of the United Nations on the role of fathers in achieving gender equality, while the end of the meeting was provided for planning the future joint activities and regional network MenEngage Europe.

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