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International Director Gary Barker testifies at US Senate Subcommittee hearing on violence against women

July 3, 2014

On June 24, Promundo’s International Director Gary Barker testified at a United States Senate Subcommittee hearing on the need for global action to prevent violence against women. In his remarks, he addressed the importance of engaging men and boys who witness and experience violence, in order to break cycles of violence worldwide. His recommendations included…
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Promundo applauds Brazil’s landmark decision to ban corporal punishment

July 3, 2014

In June, Brazil made history as the 38th country in the world to ban all forms of corporal punishment against children. Ending physical punishment and humiliation as ways to discipline children and adolescents is at the core of the Brazil’s Não Bata, Eduque Campaign (in English, “Don’t Hit, Educate”). As a campaign member, Promundo applauds…
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