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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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Engendering Men: Evidence Review

Promundo-US, Sonke Gender Justice, Institute of Development Studies

This evidence report, produced as part of the EMERGE project, critically assesses trends and shifts in engaging men and boys for gender equality over the past 20 years. It explores successful policies and programs and implications for best practice, as well as future directions for promoting men’s and boys’ support for gender equality, across a…
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Living Peace: Scaling Up Healing After Conflict in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Promundo

Starting in 2015, Promundo and partners began implementing a four-year expansion of the innovative Living Peace program throughout the North and South Kivu provinces in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Implementing community advocacy along with group therapy, Living Peace uses a locally owned approach to address the root causes of violence associated with…
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Annual Report 2014

Promundo

In 2014, Promundo’s partnerships reached more than 20 countries and involved new sectors, including engaging men as allies in gender equality in agricultural development and in maternal, newborn, and child health, as well as in engaging men as allies in ending child marriage and sexual exploitation, in supporting early childhood development, and in peace and…
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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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State of the World’s Fathers 2015

Ruti Levtov, Nikki van der Gaag, Margaret Greene, Michael Kaufman, Gary Barker

Produced by MenCare, a global fatherhood campaign, the State of the World’s Fathers report is intended to provide a periodic, data-driven snapshot of the state of men’s contributions to parenting and caregiving globally by addressing four issues related to fatherhood: unpaid care work in the home; sexual and reproductive health and rights, and maternal, newborn…
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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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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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