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Young Men, Masculinity and Wellbeing

Martin Robb, Sandy Ruxton, David Bartlett

This report summarizes the findings of a qualitative research study exploring young men’s experiences of masculinity and wellbeing, undertaken as an Open University research project in association with Promundo in Autumn 2016. The Open University (UK) was contracted by Promundo to explore the attitudes and experiences of young men in the United Kingdom, using focus…
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“We Can Never Go Back to How Things Were Before”: A Qualitative Study on War, Masculinities, and Gender Relations with Lebanese and Syrian Refugee Men and Women

ABAAD, Promundo

This qualitative study aims to contribute to a greater understanding of how masculinities and gender relations in Lebanon are affected by the post-conflict setting and by the impact of conflict-related displacement. It was carried out as a partner study to the full report, Understanding Masculinities: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES)…
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Understanding Masculinities: An IMAGES MENA Film

Promundo, UN Women

These four men are championing gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). From Egypt to Lebanon, Morocco, and Palestine, their stories of being involved fathers, supporting women in business, and promoting gender equality more broadly challenge stereotypes of men in the region. For more stories, survey results, and what you can do…
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Understanding Masculinities: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) – Middle East and North Africa: Executive Summary

Promundo, UN Women

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) is the largest multi-country study of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa. Coordinated by Promundo and UN Women, in collaboration with local research partners, the report takes a never-before-seen look at what it means to be a man in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, and Palestine…
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Understanding Masculinities: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) – Middle East and North Africa

Promundo, UN Women

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) is the largest multi-country study of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa. Coordinated by Promundo and UN Women, in collaboration with local research partners, the report takes a never-before-seen look at what it means to be a man in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, and Palestine…
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The Man Box: A Study on Being a Young Man in the US, UK, and Mexico

Brian Heilman, Gary Barker, Alexander Harrison

The Man Box report, launched by Promundo and Axe, Unilever’s leading male grooming brand, is a new study on young men’s attitudes, behaviors, and understandings of manhood. The research, conducted with a representative, random sample of young men aged 18 to 30 in the US, UK, and Mexico, reveals that most men still feel pushed…
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The Man Box: A Study on Being a Young Man in the US, UK, and Mexico – Key Findings

Brian Heilman, Gary Barker, Alexander Harrison

The Man Box report, launched by Promundo and Axe, Unilever’s leading male grooming brand, is a new study on young men’s attitudes, behaviors, and understandings of manhood. The research, conducted with a representative, random sample of young men aged 18 to 30 in the US, UK, and Mexico, reveals that most men still feel pushed…
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Images of Fatherhood: Summary

Rutgers, Promundo

This “Images of Fatherhood” summary highlights results from the Dutch research report ‘Visies op vaderschap’ – research conducted by Rutgers in partnership with Promundo, as a part of MenCare, a global fatherhood campaign. The report summarizes a study carried out through an online survey among a representative group of Dutch fathers with children aged 0–13. Most questions…
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The Link Between Men’s Zero-sum Gender Beliefs and Mental Health: Findings from Chile and Croatia

Joel Y. Wong, Elyssa M. Klann, Nataša Bijelić, Francisco Aguayo

Zero-sum gender beliefs (ZSGBs) refer to the perception that the advancement of a gender outgroup’s rights (e.g., women’s rights) would be at the expense of a gender ingroup’s rights (e.g., men’s rights). Although it seems obvious that men’s ZSGBs could be harmful to women, the authors of this study propose that such beliefs are ultimately…
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Men, Masculinities and Climate Change: A Discussion Paper

Promundo, MenEngage Alliance, Men for Gender Equality-Sweden, Sonke Gender Justice, ANNA National Center for the Prevention of Violence

Men, Masculinities and Climate Change: A Discussion Paper aims to establish a rationale for understanding boys’ and men’s multiple roles in climate change by conducting an analysis of masculinities (characteristics associated with what it means to be a man) in patriarchal systems that play a contributing role in perpetuating climate change and by presenting key…
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