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Strengthening CSO-Government Partnerships to Scale Up Approaches to Engaging Men and Boys for Gender Equality and SRHR: A Tool for Action

Jane Kato-Wallace, Aaron Foss, contributors: Joni van de Sand, Oswaldo Montoya, Leyla Sharafi, Giovanna Lauro

Strengthening CSO-Government Partnerships to Scale Up Approaches to Engaging Men and Boys for Gender Equality and SRHR is a tool for action developed by Promundo, UNFPA, and the MenEngage Alliance. The tool provides guidance on best practices to promote strong partnerships between civil society organizations and government representatives on engaging men and boys in gender equality and sexual…
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Programme Ra

Promundo, ABAAD

Programme Ra – named after Rajol, the word for man in Arabic – is the first adaptation of Promundo’s Program H in the Middle East. Programme Ra was adapted for the Lebanese context with ABAAD–Resource Center for Gender Equality in order to promote discussion about gender with young men living in Lebanon – including host and refugee communities. Developed…
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Adolescent Boys and Young Men: Engaging Them as Supporters of Gender Equality and Health and Understanding their Vulnerabilities

Promundo, UNFPA

This report highlights the importance of engaging adolescent boys and young men in sexual and reproductive health and rights and in gender equality. It reviews current research on boys’ and young men’s specific risks and realities – and the implications for women and girls – in relation to their general health status, violence, sexuality and…
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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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Caring for Equality

Promundo, World Vision

Prenatal sex selection—choosing to continue or terminate a pregnancy based on the baby’s sex—is a blatant form of gender-based violence. This manual, developed by World Vision Armenia, Promundo, and MenCare, is designed to work with youth and couples in Armenia to critically examine, question, and transform the underlying social norms that contribute to this harmful…
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Understanding Young Men and Masculinities in the Balkans: Implications for Health, Development, and Peace

Gary Barker, Piotr Pawlak

This literature review examines the health behaviors and livelihood challenges faced by young men aged 15 to 25 in Southeastern Europe. It provides an analysis of gender equality, sexual and reproductive health, substance abuse and mental health, and experiences of violence among young men in the region, with a particular focus on Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia,…
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Kicking Little Rocks

Promundo

Kicking Little Rocks (“Chutando Pedrinhas,” in Portuguese) is a children’s book that addresses the relationship between a father and his daughter and how certain gender norms and expectations limit the daughter’s desires and dreams. Through dialogue and affection, the father and daughter deconstruct old concepts and build the foundations for an education based on equality…
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