Promundo in the Press: September 2018

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. The Book of Man interviews Promundo’s Brian Heilman on The Man Box and its link to issues of violence and depression in “Blowing the Lid Off ‘The Man Box.’”
  2. Child Trends highlights Manhood 2.0, Promundo’s positive masculinity program, in “Preventing Sexual Violence Starts With What We Teach Our Boys.”
  3. BBC references Promundo’s Program P evaluation in Rwanda, showing a reduction in intimate partner violence in “The Rwandan School Turning Boys Into Feminists.”
  4. El Espectador interviews Gary Barker, President and CEO of Promundo, in “Los Hombres También Ganamos con la Equidad de Género” or, in English, “Men Also Win With Gender Equality.”
  5. Make Mothers Matter highlights State of the World’s Fathers, a MenCare publication, in “Parents Have a Key Role to Play in World Peace!”
  6. The New Times details how MenCare+ programming in Rwanda is changing attitudes in “Study: Men Taking on More Roles as Caregivers in Families.”
  7. Al Jazeera cites data from Promundo’s IMAGES MENA report on harassment in “Egyptian Activist Jailed for Posting Sexual Harassment Video.”
  8. Women’s Agenda quotes Gary’s presentation at the Stockholm Gender Equality Forum in “An Inconvenient Truth & the Solution to ‘Having It All’ We Cannot Ignore.”
  9. JWT Intelligence highlights Promundo’s The Man Box study with Axe in “Reframing Masculinity.”
  10. openDemocracy features data from IMAGES MENA in “Living the Double Life: Behind the Lies of Women’s Daily Lives in Egypt.”
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