Promundo in the Press: December 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 December:

  1. Chicago Tribune highlights Promundo in “Teen Program Combats Violence by Challenging Macho Stereotypes.”
  2. CNN cites results from Promundo’s International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East North Africa (IMAGES MENA) in “Masculinity in the Middle East: Confronting Stereotypes Through Photography.”
  3. Gray TV DC features an interview with Promundo CEO and President Gary Barker in “Ongoing Efforts to Eradicate Sexual Harassment on Capitol Hill Amid Swarm of Allegations.”
  4. Daily Maverick presents an op-ed citing Promundo’s IMAGES studies in “Why Is HIV Prevention Among Young Women and Girls Not Working? We Have Forgotten the Men.”
  5. CNBC Africa references the IMAGES MENA Egypt launch in “The Closing of the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women and Girls With “Leave No One Behind” as the Global Theme.”
  6. Institute for Reproductive Health recaps an SVRI event that Promundo co-hosted in “What’s Family Planning Got To Do With Intimate Partner Violence? Exchanging With Experts at the 2017 SVRI Forum.”
  7. UN Foundation features a blog by Promundo’s Gary Barker titled “To End Violence and Harassment, Talk to Boys.”
  8. Morocco World News highlights IMAGES MENA in “Harassment & Gender: Making New Men.”
  9. India Development Review promotes Promundo’s curricula and tools in “How To Work With Boys To Reduce Violence Against Women.”
  10. Borgen Project cites Promundo’s research in “Entrepreneurship Boosting Women’s Empowerment in Moldova.”
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