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It’s not just for fun, it’s exploitation!

June 23, 2014

By Tatiana Moura Executive Director, Instituto Promundo, Brazil “I’m more of a man when I teach how to have sex.” This sentence could be from a B-series movie, but the context of this phrase is often far from camera sight and is in fact a common reality in many public and private spaces throughout the…
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Editorial – Promundo News 10th Edition

June 23, 2014

At the end of May, days before the beginning of the World Cup in Brazil, Promundo launched a campaign to prevent the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents. The launch coincides with the increased vulnerability of children and adolescents to sexual exploitation during major sporting events like the World Cup. However, Promundo intends to take…
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Being Honest About Sexual Violence in War, and Everywhere Else

June 22, 2014

By Gary Barker and Henny Slegh This article was originally published in The Huffington Post. In June, the UK government will organize the largest ever event on rape in war. Ending sexual violence in war has become a major global cause, for the UK government, other European governments and the US government, the UN and the…
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In-depth report on gender and conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo reveals high levels of violence and inequality

June 6, 2014

Promundo and Sonke Gender Justice have released the complete results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which reveal high levels of gender-based violence and the continuing effects of conflict on couple and family relations. The report will be launched this week at the Global Summit…
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