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A father sits next to his daughter, who is reading a book, in Afghanistan

Child Marriage: a ‘Universal’ Issue

October 24, 2013

By Giovanna Lauro & Margaret E. Greene Marriage is an institution that most adults do not enter into lightly; there’s a general recognition that the terms and conditions of that relationship will shape their lives profoundly, and that self-awareness and maturity are necessary preconditions for marriage. Over the past five years, the world has begun…
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International Symposium: Men, Peace and Security: Agents Of Change

October 24, 2013

On October 28-29th, Promundo will help to launch and host the Men, Peace and Security Symposium at the U.S. Institute Of Peace. This symposium aims to better understand how the ascribed norms of men and masculine identities contribute to, and may even help to mitigate violent conflict and post-conflict. It builds upon and complements the…
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Editorial – Promundo News 8th edition

October 24, 2013

The International Girls Day, celebrated on October 11th, draws attention to the importance of promoting girl’s empowerment and changes in gender norms which reinforce inequalities in opportunity and development between boys and girls. In 2013 this date was used to encourage education as a crucial step for empowerment and emancipation of girls and women, as…
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Promundo will launch Men4Peace

September 26, 2013

In October 2013, Promundo will launch Men4Peace, a multi-partner, international initiative that will mobilize men in conflict and post-conflict settings as agents of change in peacebuilding and the promotion of gender equality. Built upon emerging research, Men4Peace will include program tools, a media campaign and advocacy efforts to engage men as promoters of peace; raise…
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