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Why Does Fatherhood Matter? Introducing the MenCare Campaign

November 28, 2011

By Gary Barker In November 2011, Promundo, Sonke Gender Justice and partners are introducing a new global campaign on engaging men as fathers and caregivers called MenCare.  Why the focus on fatherhood? Of all the topics discussed in engaging men in gender equality, the issue of men and caregiving remains conspicuously absent and underexplored –…
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Promundo conducts gender equity workshops in 11 Brazilian states

November 28, 2011

In 2011, Promundo began the Project Sensitization on Gender, Sexuality and Health, sponsored by Petrobras. The project, which will reach 11 Brazilian states, aims to offer workshops towards the promotion of gender equity and sexual and reproductive health of adolescents, youths, women and men. About 2000 people will benefit from the workshops until the end…
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Promundo and Sonke Gender Justice launch global campaign on fatherhood

November 28, 2011

Promundo in partnership with Sonke and the MenEngage Alliance launched MenCare – A Global Campaign on Paternity on the 17th of November in Washington, USA.  The initiative aims to provide communication materials, messages, and recommendations of public policies and researches to stimulate partners, governments and UN agencies to the promotion of care and the affection of…
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Promundo News 1st Edition – Editorial

November 28, 2011

Since 1981, November 25 is the International Day to End Violence Against Women. The date was set during the first feminist movement in Latin America and the Caribbean, in Bogota, Colombia, and is a tribute to three female political activists, brutally assassinated by the Leonidas Trujillo dictatorship, in the Dominican Republic¹. The date reminds us…
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