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The Man Box: A Study on Being a Young Man in the US, UK, and Mexico – Key Findings

Brian Heilman, Gary Barker, Alexander Harrison

The Man Box report, launched by Promundo and Axe, Unilever’s leading male grooming brand, is a new study on young men’s attitudes, behaviors, and understandings of manhood. The research, conducted with a representative, random sample of young men aged 18 to 30 in the US, UK, and Mexico, reveals that most men still feel pushed…
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Images of Fatherhood: Summary

Rutgers, Promundo

This “Images of Fatherhood” summary highlights results from the Dutch research report ‘Visies op vaderschap’ – research conducted by Rutgers in partnership with Promundo, as a part of MenCare, a global fatherhood campaign. The report summarizes a study carried out through an online survey among a representative group of Dutch fathers with children aged 0–13. Most questions…
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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 MenCare Parental Leave Platform

MenCare

The MenCare Parental Leave Platform presents 10 ways to leave gender inequality behind and give our children the care they need. MenCare is calling on governments and employers to adopt equal leave policies for both parents that are well-paid, non-transferable, and adequate in length. These policies have proven to be some of the most effective in encouraging men’s…
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Annual Report 2015

Promundo

In 2015 we began a three-year initiative to work with partners, including UN Women, across the Middle East to carry out the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in four Middle Eastern countries, providing a more nuanced understanding of men and gender equality in the region. Together with the MenCare campaign, which we co-coordinate,…
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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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“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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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.

State of America’s Fathers

Brian Heilman, Geneva Cole, Kenneth Matos, Alexa Hassink, Ron Mincy, Gary Barker

A flagship report produced by Promundo-US as a MenCare publication, State of America’s Fathers aims to increase the visibility and value of care work in the United States with never-before-analyzed data and bold policy recommendations. It seeks to influence and improve policies and programming for parents and to increase support for men’s caregiving more broadly,…
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State of Involved and Nonviolent Fatherhood in Portugal

Sofia José Santos, Cristina Veríssimo, Maria Neto, Tatiana Moura, Alexandre De Sousa Carvalho, Bárbara Guimarães

Involving men in fatherhood and caregiving has enormous potential to transform the lives of men and women in Portugal and around the world. With this in mind, State of Involved and Nonviolent Fatherhood in Portugal presents the current state of fatherhood in Portugal and provides recommendations for policymakers, decision-makers, employers, health professionals, and educators on how to…
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