ICYMI: Winter 2021’s Top Conversations on Masculinities, Featuring Promundo’s Work

Over this past winter, Promundo and partners have supported evolving narratives when it comes to guiding boys to break free from stereotypes; rethinking how employers can support parents and caregivers at work; shedding more light on the promise of engaging men and boys in community-based programs to reduce gender-based violence; and more.

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. We’ve highlighted the top 10 articles from December 2020 – February 2021 mentioning Promundo and our initiatives:

  1. Bloomberg shares key findings and data from the Paid Leave and the Pandemic report in “Pandemic Drives Business Support for Paid Leave, Study Finds.” 
  2. Yahoo! Life shares data from the State of America’s Boys report produced for the Global Boyhood Initiative in “What Parents Raising Boys Need to Do Above All Else.” 
  3. BBC World Service cites data from the Helping Dads Care report in “’I Became a Feminist Man After My Daughter Was Born’.”
  4. News Medical shares promising results from a randomized clinical trial of the Manhood 2.0 program in Pittsburgh in “Community-Based Programs Reduce Gender-Based Violence Among Teenage Boys.”
  5. Foreign Affairs cites data from the Caring Under COVID-19 report in “COVID-19 Could Undo Decades of Women’s Progress.”
  6. Yahoo! Finance cites data from the State of the World’s Fathers 2015 report in “Movember Launches World’s First Online Parenting Program Aimed at Fathers.”
  7. Africanews quotes Gary Barker, Promundo President & CEO, in an episode of the Cry Like a Boy podcast titled “Men in Burundi Found a New Approach to Tackle Domestic Violence.”
  8. The Indian Express shares data on paid paternity leave from the State of the World’s Fathers 2019 report in “Explained: What Row Over Virat Kohli’s Paternity Leave Says About Labour Laws, Gender Roles in India.”
  9. Oxfam Blogs share a piece from Nikki van der Gaag, Promundo Senior Fellow, citing data from the Caring Under COVID-19 report in “Imagining the World Anew: The Pandemic and Gender Equality.”
  10. The Book of Man shares a piece from Gary Barker titled “What to Do About America’s Angry White Men at the Gates?”
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