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Project F Trains Football Coaches on Gender Equality

August 29, 2013

Project F (F stands for football) is a pilot program, which uses football as a tool to promote gender equality and sexual and reproductive rights and prevent HIV/AIDS among young people. The project will train 20 football coaches using a curriculum based on the language of football to transmit messages and promote conversation and reflection…
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MenCare Global Meeting

August 29, 2013

From June 10-13th, MenCare held its first Global Meeting in Cape Town, South Africa. Over 90 individuals from over 26 countries were in attendance. Promundo-US, Sonke Gender Justice Network and Men for Gender Equality in Sweden convened the meeting with the goals to: 1) share the experiences and lessons learned from partners’ implementation of MenCare,…
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Public School Students Promote Gender Equality in Schools as Part of MenCare+

August 29, 2013

Since May 12th students of the state education network of Rio de Janeiro have been participating in gender awareness workshops, discussing topics such as sexuality, health, drug use, violence, teen pregnancy, and the prevention of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases. At the moment, the students are designing a campaign on the promotion of gender equality,…
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National Seminar on Fatherhood and Care in the Single Health System Network (SUS) Discusses the Participation of Men During Prenatal care, Childbirth and Postpartum

August 29, 2013

On August 21-23, 2013, Rio de Janeiro hosted the National Seminar on Fatherhood and Care for the Single Health System Network (SUS). The event, organized by the Men’s Health Section of the Ministry of Health – which is responsible for regulating the National Policy on Men’s Health Care – was held in partnership with the…
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Editorial – Promundo News 7th edition

August 29, 2013

For Promundo, August is Fatherhood Appreciation Month. Thus, this newsletter is dedicated to all men who participate in caregiving tasks, domestic chores and doling out affection, as fathers or otherwise. Worldwide, women and girls continue to take on the majority of all domestic responsibilities, despite representing 40% of the paid workforce. The limited participation of…
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