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Promundo News – 11th Edition

Promundo

In August, Promundo and partners participated in the Sixth Symposium on Fatherhood, Singularities and Public Policies: Fatherhood and Care (“VI Simpósio Paternidades, Singularidades e Políticas Públicas: Paternidade e Cuidado,” in Portuguese) to celebrate Fatherhood Appreciation Month in Brazil. Topics such as advances in the involvement of fathers in the health care system were discussed during…
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Promundo News – 10th Edition

Promundo

At the end of May, days before the beginning of the World Cup in Brazil, Promundo launched a campaign to prevent the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents. The launch coincides with the increased vulnerability of children and adolescents to sexual exploitation during major sporting events like the World Cup. However, Promundo intends to take…
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Promundo News – 9th Edition

Promundo

We are starting 2014 on the right foot! This is the first edition of Promundo News and we already have an exciting announcement: Promundo has opened a European office in Coimbra, Portugal. The new “Promundo-Europe” delegation aims to extend our research on masculinities and gender relations within the context of the current European financial and…
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Promundo News – 8th Edition

Promundo

The International Girls Day, celebrated on October 11th, draws attention to the importance of promoting girl’s empowerment and changes in gender norms which reinforce inequalities in opportunity and development between boys and girls. In 2013 this date was used to encourage education as a crucial step for empowerment and emancipation of girls and women, as…
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Promundo News – 7th Edition

Promundo

For Promundo, August is Fatherhood Appreciation Month. Thus, this newsletter is dedicated to all men who participate in caregiving tasks, domestic chores and doling out affection, as fathers or otherwise. Worldwide, women and girls continue to take on the majority of all domestic responsibilities, despite representing 40% of the paid workforce. The limited participation of…
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Promundo News – 6th Edition

Promundo

On May 18th, the national day to Combat Abuse and Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents in Brazil, Promundo launched the research report Homens, Mulheres e a Exploração Sexual Comercial de Crianças e Adolescentes em quatro cidades brasileiras [“Men, Women and the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents in four Brazilian cities,” in English] and…
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Promundo News – 5th Edition

Promundo

In this January edition of Promundo News, we provide an overview of the activities conducted by Promundo at the end of 2012 and beginning of 2013. We also present the main findings of the IMAGES study (International Men and Gender Equality Survey), developed in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2012, which reveal alarming data…
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Promundo News – 4th Edition

Promundo

October is the month when Brazil celebrates the Children’s Day, one of the most popular dates in the country. In 2012, the United Nations (UN) declared October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, an important reference to draw attention to all types of violence, abuse and discrimination endured by girls worldwide.  This…
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Promundo News – 3rd Edition

Promundo

In the end of June, we launched the Campaign on Paternity and Care in Brazil – “You are my father!”(“Você é meu pai!”, in Portuguese). This initiative was part of the Campaign MenCare, which Promundo coordinates at a global level along with Sonke Gender Justice (South Africa). The goal of this campaign is to shed…
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Promundo News – 2nd Edition

Promundo

During the month of March, when the International Women’s day is celebrated, many discussions on the situation of women were on the agenda. Instituto Promundo could not fail to express its solidarity with the daily struggle of women for better conditions of life, by the guarantee of their rights, the autonomy of their choices, by…
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