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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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Dolls for Dads in Rwanda

August 29, 2013

We’re excited to announce that our MenCare project, “Dolls for Dads” in Rwanda, has become fully funded on Catapult’s crowdfunding website. The site lets individuals choose to which projects they would like to donate. All projects on Catapult aim to benefit women and girls, and gender equality more broadly. Thanks to this funding, MenCare will…
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Interview with Patrick Godana: Activist and Ally

August 29, 2013

Patrick Godana, from Sonke Gender Justice, a South African non-profit organization, tells his amazing life story and reports on the work of valuing fatherhood in South Africa and on the importance of engaging men in caregiving. 1. Tell us a little bit about yourself. I was born in Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape. (This…
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Symposium adresses sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict settings and results in a 12-minute video

August 9, 2013

The United States Institute of Peace (USIP), the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute North America (SIPRI North America), the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO), and the Human Rights Center at the University of California, Berkeley in February 2013 convened a group of scholars, policymakers, practitioners, military personnel and civil society actors to examine the issue…
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Introducing the Program HMD Toolkit

July 9, 2013

Commemorating a decade of Program HMD educational and gender transformative programming around the world, this Toolkit provides an introduction to practitioners, some “best of” Program HMD activities and how the approaches work, a summary of eight impact evaluations, and more. This Toolkit presents the short version of the approach contained in Programs H and M….
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