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Joseph Vess is interviewed by CaribNation TV

February 21, 2013

Joseph Vess, Senior Program Officer at Promundo-US, was interviewed about engaging men in preventing violence against women on a television program with the theme of “Addressing Gender Violence and Gender Equality across the Caribbean Diaspora,” which was broadcasted on CaribNation TV on January 5th. Dr. Donna Baird, Chair of the Caribbean Conference on Domestic Violence…
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Henny Slegh’s Report

January 31, 2013

Henny Slegh is Promundo’s representative in the Great Lakes region of Africa and is the IMAGES* coordinator in the Democratic Republic of Congo. In this moving account, she presents us with some reflections on the challenges of performing fieldwork in conflict settings. *IMAGES is an acronym for International Men and Gender Equality Survey Today we…
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Promundo develops campaign to promote gender equality in the workplace with Petrobras’ employees

January 31, 2013

Promundo developed a campaign to promote gender equality in the workplace in IEComperj, a Petrobras’ enterprise in Itaboraí, called “Isso é Coisa de Homem. Isso é coisa de mulher” [“That’s men’s stuff, that’s women’s stuff”]. The campaign reached around 1,000 employees. The campaign started on the 26th of November with some teasers, which aimed to…
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Promundo conducts training with Fathers’ Groups in Sri Lanka

January 31, 2013

Promundo-US was invited by World Vision to adapt the methodology of Program P with Father’s Groups, in Sri Lanka. The primary aim of the project, and Program P, is to prevent violence against women and children and to promote the involvement of men as parents and caregivers in the home. Workshops and formative research on…
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Promundo will conduct research on perceptions of children’s security in four communities in Rio de Janeiro

January 31, 2013

In January, Promundo started the recruiting process and community articulation for conducting the qualitative research for the project, “Engajando pais para a redução da violência contra crianças e promoção da sensação de segurança de crianças em comunidades de baixa renda” [in English, “Engaging parents in the reduction of violence against children, and in the promotion…
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