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Interview with Douglas Mendoza

October 1, 2014

Douglas Mendoza Urrutia has a master’s degree in Public Policy and Social Programs from the Central American University of Nicaragua. He is a regional coordinator of the MenEngage Alliance in Latin America and coordinates the training team at the Puntos de Encuentro Foundation, where he also co-coordinates the MenCare campaign in Nicaragua. A social educator…
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Editorial – Promundo News 11th Edition

October 1, 2014

In August, Promundo and partners participated in the Sixth Symposium on Fatherhood, Singularities and Public Policies: Fatherhood and Care (“VI Simpósio Paternidades, Singularidades e Políticas Públicas: Paternidade e Cuidado,” in Portuguese) to celebrate Fatherhood Appreciation Month in Brazil. Topics such as advances in the involvement of fathers in the health care system were discussed during…
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Seminar showcases progress in policies that promote men’s participation in prenatal care and fatherhood

September 29, 2014

The Sixth Symposium on Fatherhood, Singularities and Public Policies: Fatherhood and Care (“VI Simpósio Paternidades, Singularidades e Políticas Públicas: Paternidade e Cuidado,” in Portuguese) took place in Rio de Janeiro on August 13 and 14, organized by the city’s Municipal Office of Health and Civil Defense, Comitê Vida and Promundo. The event brought together experts…
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An Indian man holds his baby daughter in his arms.

Webinar launch of “A More Equal Future” highlights how Promundo and World Vision are transforming attitudes and behaviors around child marriage in India

September 17, 2014

On September 10, Promundo co-hosted the online launch of A More Equal Future, a MenCare manual designed to help fathers, daughters, and families critically examine and change norms that support child marriage in India. Developed as part of a collaboration between World Vision and Promundo, A More Equal Future addresses harmful societal and cultural practices…
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