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Promundo in the Press: August 2017

September 14, 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…
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Interview with ECPAT Brazil

September 5, 2017

May 18 is Brazil’s National Day to Combat Sexual Abuse and Exploitation of Children and Adolescents. To mark this date, and to bring attention to the work that still needs to be done to eliminate sexual exploitation, Promundo talked with the ECPAT team about the network’s work in Brazil. Founded in 1997, ECPAT Brazil is a…
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Youth Living Peace Project Addresses Gender in Rio de Janeiro Schools

September 5, 2017

Succumbing to pressures from the conservative base of Brazil’s National Congress, the country’s Ministry of Education (MEC) is about to approve another setback to gender equity in schools. At the beginning of April 2017, it was proposed that the terms “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” be removed from the National Common Curricular Base (Base Nacional Comum Curricular, or BNCC) for elementary schools – the guideline for classroom content in Brazil….
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Results from the Living Peace Impact Evaluation: 3 Years of Healing in Democratic Republic of the Congo

September 5, 2017

Results from a sustained impact evaluation of a psychosocial intervention targeting men to prevent intimate partner violence. See the full report here, launched in September 2017.  Written by Henny Slegh and Marian Tankink Originally posted on the Sexual Violence Research Initiative blog When Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is in the headlines, conflict, war, and rape are…
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Promundo Co-Hosts Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) Forum 2017 in Brazil

August 17, 2017

This year, Promundo is co-hosting the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) Forum 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on September 18–21. Held for the first time in Latin America and the Caribbean, the SVRI Forum 2017 will bring together over 450 researchers, gender activists, funders, policymakers, service providers, practitioners, and survivors from around the world who are…
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