Promundo in the Press: June 2017

Welcome to “Promundo in the Press,” a monthly recap of media that mention Promundo or MenCare, the global fatherhood campaign that Promundo co-coordinates. 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 June:

  1. The New York Times interviewed Promundo President and CEO Gary Barker about Promundo’s work with Axe for “Ad Campaigns Tag Along as Men Embrace Different Paths.”
  2. NPR features Promundo and UN Women’s International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA) research in “Why Do Men Harass Women? New Study Sheds Light On Motivations.”
  3. In The Telegraph, Promundo’s Gary Barker writes an op-ed highlighting State of the World’s Fathers (SOWF) 2017, titled “Gender equality is still 75 years away – so here’s eight things men need to do NOW.”
  4. Devex features research from Promundo’s SOWF 2017 report in “’Radical change’ needed on unpaid care work, report finds.”
  5. Slate highlights Promundo’s research on sexual assault from IMAGES MENA in “Do Women Like Being Sexually Harassed? Men in New Survey Say Yes.”
  6. Glamour celebrated Father’s Day with a piece on MenCare and SOWF 2017 titled “This Father’s Day, It’s Time for Dads to Start Acting More Like Moms.”
  7. In Oxfam’s From Poverty to Power blog, Promundo Senior Fellow Nikki van der Gaag provides analysis on SOWF 2017 in “Sex, serendipity and surprises – launching the State of the World’s Fathers.”
  8. Elle covers Promundo’s research on street harassment in IMAGES MENA in “A New Survey Shows How Women Buy Into Toxic Masculinity, Too.”
  9. In Girls’ Globe, Promundo’s Nina Ford highlights key findings from SOWF 2017 in “State of the World’s Fathers Report Launched.”
  10. Huffington Post features a piece on media representations of dads, citing SOWF 2017, in “What Changing Diapers Taught Me About Being A Father.”
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