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Can Targeting Men Reduce Intimate Partner Violence?

SVRI, Promundo, Living Peace Institute

This brief outlines findings from the qualitative, time-series impact evaluation of the Living Peace intervention piloted by Promundo in Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Living Peace program targeted the husbands of women who had experienced conflict-related rape and intimate partner violence in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), helping men and their partners develop…
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Reducing Violence Against Women Through Psychological Interventions Targeting Men

SVRI, Promundo, Living Peace Institute

This brief outlines approaches to reducing violence against women through psychological interventions targeting men. The Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI), in partnership with the World Bank Group, has funded several studies in East and Central Africa that target men and local gender norms, including the Living Peace intervention piloted by Promundo in Democratic Republic of…
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Living Peace in Democratic Republic of the Congo: An Impact Evaluation of an Intervention with Male Partners of Women Survivors of Conflict-Related Rape and Intimate Partner Violence

Marian Tankink, Henny Slegh

This report presents the findings of a qualitative, time-series evaluation that assessed the impact on intimate partner violence (IPV) prevention of a pilot intervention program called Living Peace, which targeted the husbands of women who had experienced conflict-related rape and IPV in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The impact evaluation was conducted in…
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Prevention+: Men and Women Ending Gender-based Violence

Promundo, Rutgers, Sonke Gender Justice

This brochure outlines the approach, values, and goals of the Prevention+ program, a five-year multi-country program that envisions a world where healthy, respectful, and equal relationships are the norm. To contribute to making this a reality, the program addresses the root causes of gender-based violence: the social, economic, religious, and cultural contexts that shape attitudes and behavior…
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Considering Gender: Practical guidance for rural development initiatives in Solomon Islands

S. Lawless, K. Doyle, P. Cohen, H. Eriksson, A.M. Schwarz, H. Teioli, A. Vavekaramui, E. Wickham, R. Masu, R. Panda, C. McDougall

The majority of Solomon Islanders live in rural communities and are dependent on natural resources for their livelihoods. For many people, ways of generating income or producing food outside of small-scale fishing and agriculture are limited. Many development actors (e.g. government agencies and nongovernmental organizations) work with people in rural communities to develop and improve…
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State of America’s Fathers: Executive Summary

Brian Heilman, Geneva Cole, Kenneth Matos, Alexa Hassink, Ron Mincy, Gary Barker

This Executive Summary outlines key findings and recommendations for action from the State of America’s Fathers report. A flagship report produced by Promundo-US as a MenCare publication, State of America’s Fathers aims to increase the visibility and value of care work in the United States with never-before-analyzed data and bold policy recommendations. It seeks to influence and improve policies…
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“This isn’t the life for you”: Masculinities and Nonviolence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Executive Summary

Alice Taylor, Tatiana Moura, Jeferson De Lara Scabio, Elis Borde, Joao Sucena Afonso, Gary Barker

The report “This isn’t the life for you”: Masculinities and Nonviolence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil presents the results of the adaptation of the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Rio de Janeiro. The study focuses on gender, masculinities, and nonviolence in the context of urban violence, covering the interactions between violence in public and…
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State of the World’s Fathers 2015: Executive Summary

Ruti Levtov, Nikki van der Gaag, Margaret Greene, Michael Kaufman, Gary Barker

Produced by MenCare, a global fatherhood campaign, the State of the World’s Fathers report is intended to provide a periodic, data-driven snapshot of the state of men’s contributions to parenting and caregiving globally by addressing four issues related to fatherhood: unpaid care work in the home; sexual and reproductive health and rights, and maternal, newborn and child…
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State of the World’s Fathers: Latin America and the Caribbean: Executive Summary

Francisco Aguayo, Ruti Levtov, Gary Barker, Verónica Brown, Florencia Barindelli

State of the World’s Fathers: Latin America and the Caribbean: Executive Summary presents an overview of research about men’s engagement in issues directly related to fatherhood, including caregiving and parenting tasks; child development; sexual and reproductive health; maternal, newborn, and child health; and the prevention of violence against women and children. The full report is available…
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State of the World’s Fathers: Latin America and the Caribbean

Francisco Aguayo, Ruti Levtov, Gary Barker, Verónica Brown, Florencia Barindelli

State of the World’s Fathers: Latin America and the Caribbean presents research about men’s engagement in issues directly related to fatherhood, including caregiving and parenting tasks; child development; sexual and reproductive health; maternal, newborn, and child health; and the prevention of violence against women and children. The executive summary is available in English and Spanish here.

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