Promundo in the Press: July 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 July:

  1. Global Daily features an article co-written by Promundo President and CEO Gary Barker and Dalberg’s Shruthi Jayaram on State of the World’s Fathers 2017, a MenCare publication, titled “A Global Focus on the Next Generation of Fathers.”
  2. The Hill Times highlights results from Promundo’s International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Maputo, Mozambique in “Research can help international development do more with less.”
  3. In Psychology Today, Promundo’s Gary Barker is quoted on approaches to mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder in “Trauma Nation.”
  4. STAND Magazine features an article by Gary Barker on Promundo’s State of the World’s Fathers 2017 report, titled “Fatherhood Goes Global.”
  5. The Communication Initiative Network covers Promundo’s work with CARE to develop a curriculum around sexual and reproductive health and rights for schools in the Balkans.
  6. On the Institute for Family Studies blog, Gary Barker writes an op-ed titled “Dads Want Work-Family Balance Too.”
  7. The Daily Star highlights MenCare Bangladesh’s Prio Baba campaign event, citing Promundo Program Assistant Abby Fried’s role, in “Fantastic fathers.”
  8. Next Billion interviews CEO of Pro Mujer Maria Cavalcanti, who cites Promundo’s research as evidence of the need to engage men in gender equality in “Boosting Gender Equality Through Entrepreneurship.”
  9. Today Online cites data on men’s caregiving from Promundo’s International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in “Father knows best?”
  10. News of Bahrain cites IMAGES – Middle East and North Africa research around street harassment in “No, women do not enjoy street harassment.”
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