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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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MenCare in Latin America: EMERGE Story of Change

BRIDGE

This story of change pulls out the main findings and recommendations from MenCare in Latin America: EMERGE Case Study, which highlights the MenCare campaign in Latin America and its work to promote positive fatherhood and men’s caregiving roles.

MenCare in Latin America: EMERGE Case Study

Sofia José Santos

This study details the implementation and impact of MenCare – a global fatherhood and caregiving campaign – in its engagement of men as involved, non-violent fathers for the advancement of gender equality in six Latin American countries – Brazil, Chile, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Uruguay. According to this study, fatherhood is a key entry point…
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MenCare in the Public Health Sector in Central America

REDMAS, ECPAT Guatemala, Puntos de Encuentro, Promundo, MenCare

MenCare partners ECPAT in Guatemala and Puntos de Encuentro and REDMAS in Nicaragua worked within their countries’ existing health systems to promote men’s engagement in active fatherhood and maternal, newborn, and child health. In both countries, the work led to positive changes in understanding the importance of men’s role in caregiving and involvement in pre-…
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Risk Factors for Men’s Lifetime Perpetration of Physical Violence against Intimate Partners: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Eight Countries

Paul J. Fleming, Jennifer McCleary-Sills, Matthew Morton, Ruti Levtov, Brian Heilman, Gary Barker

Using data from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), this paper examines men’s lifetime physical intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration across eight low- and middle-income countries, to better understand key risk factors that interventions can target in order to promote gender equality and reduce IPV.

Men’s Participation as Fathers in the Latin American and Caribbean Region: A Critical Literature Review with Policy Considerations

Gary Barker, Fabio Verani

A report aimed at providing an overview and analysis of men’s participation as fathers in the Latin American and Caribbean region. This literature review contains theoretical and empirical considerations on: the role of men in families and on the role of men in child development and well-being; policy and program experiences influencing men’s participation as…
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Family Practices and Child Participation: An Exploratory Study in Latin America and the Caribbean

Promundo

This report presents an exploratory study conducted in six countries in Latin America and the Caribbean about child-rearing practices and child participation.

A Toolkit for Action: Young Men and HIV Prevention

UNFPA, Promundo

This guide serves to reinforce the benefits of working with young men and provides conceptual and practical information on how to design, implement and evaluate HIV prevention activities which incorporate a gender perspective and engage young men and relevant stakeholders.

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