Promundo in the Press: January 2017

Welcome to “Promundo in the Press,” a monthly recap of media that mention Promundo’s work. We know that in order to create a truly equal, nonviolent world in which men and boys are allies in the fight for gender justice, we need to spread the word. Here are the top 10 featured articles from January:

  1. The Guardian interviews Promundo President and CEO Gary Barker in a piece titled “Brazil’s men helped to become better fathers to reduce gender violence.”
  2. Upworthy profiles Promundo’s letter to Trump, stating “Men need to step up in the fight for gender justice.”
  3. In Sexuality Policy Watch, Magaly Marques, Deputy Director for U.S. Programs at Promundo, writes, “The Women’s March on Washington was inevitable.”
  4. In the Las Vegas Informer, Rob Okun writes an opinion piece titled, “Men’s Letter to the President: Support Gender Equality.”
  5. In The Representation Project blog, Jennifer Siebel Newsom of The Representation Project writes about partnering with Promundo to call on President Trump to #BeAModelMan.
  6. On Medium, Promundo’s Gary Barker writes, “President Trump, prove that nobody has more respect for women than you do.”
  7. Bustle references the MenCare Campaign, which Promundo co-coordinates, on Twitter in “9 Feminist Actions You Can Take Now Donald Trump Is President.”
  8. Wow highlights Promundo’s initiatives in “Brazil-Based Program Helps Fathers To Reduce Cases Of Domestic Violence.”
  9. SheThePeople covers Promundo’s Bolsa Família Companion Program in “Brazil: A Step Towards Gender Equality.”
  10. The Portuguese outlet 180Graus (180Degrees) writes about Promundo’s recent State of Brazil’s Fathers report in “Trabalho doméstico não remunerado ainda é considerado como um ‘problema de mulheres’” (“Unpaid domestic work is still considered as a ‘women’s problem’,” in English).
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