Join Promundo, Ipas, and Partners at an ICFP Side Event to Explore Men’s Roles in Supporting Women’s Access to Safe Abortion

November 1, 2018

Join Promundo, Ipas, and partners at Exploring Men’s Roles as Partners and Activists Supporting Women’s Access to Safe Abortion, a breakfast side event at the International Conference on Family Planning 2018. The event will highlight experiences and research findings from Rwanda, Nigeria, and India: Tom Mulisa, Executive Director of the Great Lakes Initiative for Human Rights…
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Young Men’s Experiences in a Pregnancy Prevention Program for Males

October 29, 2018

Pregnancy prevention programs that target young women overlook the pivotal role that young men can play in preventing unintended pregnancies. Few pregnancy prevention programs focus on the role of young men in making decisions about contraception. While 80 percent of births reported by young fathers (under age 25) are unintended, research indicates that about half of young men believe pregnancy prevention should be their partners’ responsibility….
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Promundo and UN Women Launch Thematic Briefs on Gender Equality and Ending Violence Based on Research in Middle East and North Africa

October 26, 2018

Promundo and UN Women released a series of briefs to drive program development and policy change, informed by results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey– Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA), and other research from the region. IMAGES MENA is the first multi-country study in the Middle East and North Africa to…
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On International Day of the Girl Child, There’s No Avoiding the Role of Men and Boys in Ending Child Marriage

October 11, 2018

Today, on the International Day of the Girl Child, we’re called by the United Nations to stand with girls and to support them to take charge of their futures, focusing on the theme, “With Her: A Skilled GirlForce.” While there are many ways we can – and must – support girls to realize their full potential, we believe that one issue which deserves our urgent attention is eradicating child marriage. Around the world, an estimated 1 in 5 girls is still married before she is 18, and over 650 million women alive today have been married as children….
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