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State of Brazil’s Fathers

Promundo-Brazil

This report presents the state of fatherhood in Brazil, focusing on areas including sexual and reproductive health, maternal and child health, men’s health, violence against women and children, employment, public policies, civil society initiatives, economics, and same-sex couples. It also seeks to map the efforts and actors that have contributed to fostering engaged fatherhood on the national level,…
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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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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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Toolkit: Gender Equality Promotion in Cash Transfer Programs

Silvani Arruda, Vanessa Fonseca, Amana Mattos, Danielle Araújo, Mariana Azevedo, Rebecca Batista de França, Eloah Vieira, Linda Cerdeira

This toolkit aims to develop reflection activities regarding gender equality in the context of conditional cash transfer programs for professionals and community leaders involved with the beneficiaries of these programs.

Sharing the Care Booklet: Equality Between Women and Men in the Bolsa Família Program

Silvani Arruda, Vanessa Fonseca, Danielle Araújo, Mariana Azevedo, Rebecca Batista de França, Eloah Vieira, Linda Cerdeira

This booklet was written for the beneficiaries of the Bolsa Família Program, a conditional cash transfer program in Brazil. It addresses the relations between men and women, the division of housework and care work, inequalities, and violence.

“This isn’t the life for you”: Masculinities and Nonviolence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Alice Taylor, Tatiana Moura, Jeferson Scabio, Elis Borde, João 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…
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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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