Promundo in the Press: September 2017

Welcome to “Promundo in the Press,” a monthly recap of media that mention Promundo or MenCare, the global fatherhood campaign that Promundo co-coordinates. We know that in order to create a truly equal, nonviolent world in which men and boys are allies in the fight for gender justice, we need to spread the word. Here are the top 10 featured articles from September:

  1. Bustle covers Promundo’s research on The Man Box in “What Is The ‘Man Box’? Breaking Out Of It Can Make Men Better Feminists.”
  2. France24 features a conversation with Promundo President and CEO Gary Barker and journalist Julie Bindel around men’s role in feminism in “Can Men Be Feminists”?
  3. New America highlights Promundo’s approach to engaging men and boys in gender equality in “How Sexual Assault Eats Away at College Women’s Confidence.”
  4. Mic cites Promundo’s The Man Box research as informing John Legend’s new high school program with Axe in “John Legend Has No Time for This Toxic Masculinity BS.”
  5. Oxfam’s From Poverty to Power blog features a piece by Promundo Senior Fellow Nikki van der Gaag titled “Living in Interesting Times: One Year in the Life of Oxfam’s Women’s Rights Director.”
  6. Brookings highlights Promundo’s International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa in “Time to Stop Ignoring Cultural Barriers to Female Employment in the MENA Region.”
  7. Child Trends covers Promundo’s Manhood 2.0 program in “Preventing Sexual Violence Starts with What We Teach Our Boys.”
  8. New Hampshire Public Radio cites Promundo’s work encouraging men to question gender stereotypes in “Macho Man, Little Princess: How Gender Norms Can Harm Kids Everywhere.”
  9. Borgen Magazine features an article on the Living Peace program in “DRC: Living Peace Combating Intimate Partner Violence.”
  10. Georgia Today highlights the MenCare campaign’s event to engage fathers in “Fathers Cup – Football Championship for Fathers and Children.”
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