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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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Engaging Men in Public Policies for the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls

Francisco Aguayo, Eduardo Kimelman, Pamela Saavedra, Jane Kato-Wallace

This report reviews regional policies, action plans, and impact-evaluated programs that engage men in the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). It provides evidence regarding efforts in the LAC region to prevent and eradicate all forms of VAWG used by men, and it outlines…
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Education and Sports for Equality: Activity Guide for the Practicing Sports, Winning in Life Project

Andreza Jorge, Dayana Sabany, Nathalia Barros, Rosangela Silveira, Danielle Lopes

This guide was developed from the “Practicing Sports, Winning in Life” project experience, conducted by Promundo in partnership with Child Hope and with funding from Comic Relief and Kindernothilfe. Its content reflects the objectives, the results, and the trajectory of the project that, between 2013 and 2015, offered several sports activities, communication campaigns, and educational workshops on gender, diversity and…
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Practicing Sports, Winning in Life: Sharing Knowledge and Practices to Prevent Violence Against Children and Adolescents

Danielle Araújo, Danielle Lopes, Daniel Duque

This report presents an overview of the activities, challenges, and results of the impact assessment of the “Practicing Sports, Winning in Life” project. The project sought to prevent violence and discuss gender equality with children and adolescents through sports activities, educational workshops (with remedial classes and conversations on gender and rights), and community awareness campaigns.

Sharing the Ball: Education and Sports for Equality

Promundo

Combining sports practices, remedial classes, and gender-awareness workshops, the project “Practicing Sports, Winning in Life” works to prevent violence against children and adolescents in the communities of Maré and Guararapes in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Promoting Respect and Diversity in Companies: Toolkit

Vanessa Fonseca, Jacqueline Cabral, Gilmara Cunha, Danielle Araújo

This toolkit presents ideas for action to promote respect for diversity in companies. Created by a partnership of civil society organizations – Promundo and Grupo Conexão G – and companies within the the Eletrobras Group (an energy company in Brazil) – Cepel, Furnas, Eletrobras, and Eletronuclear – it aims to complement other actions taken to…
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When Men Change: A Promundo Film

Promundo

When Men Change tells the story of four men who changed the way they think about gender equality, sexual and reproductive health, and violence. In recent years, there has been increased interest in exploring how men can contribute to promoting gender equality and preventing violence against women and girls. As the evidence base grows, now…
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“She goes with me in my boat”: Child and Adolescent Marriage in Brazil

Alice Taylor, Giovanna Lauro, Marcio Segundo, Margaret Greene

Brazil – like the rest of Latin America – has been absent from many global discussions and actions around child and adolescent marriage, which largely focus on hotspot areas such as those in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The available evidence within the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, however, shows prevalence levels of child…
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“She goes with me in my boat”: Child and Adolescent Marriage in Brazil: Executive Summary

Alice Taylor, Giovanna Lauro, Marcio Segundo, Margaret Greene

Brazil – like the rest of Latin America – has been absent from many global discussions and actions around child and adolescent marriage, which largely focus on hotspot areas such as those in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The available evidence within the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, however, shows prevalence levels of child…
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Engaging Men and Boys to End the Practice of Child Marriage

Margaret E. Greene, Stephanie Perlson, Alice Taylor, Giovanna Lauro

Engaging Men and Boys to End the Practice of Child Marriage explores how unequal gender norms uphold this practice and through program examples identifies the ways men and boys are helping to prevent child marriage and mitigate its consequences. Community norms around gender and age inequality, the low value of girls and women, and acceptance…
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