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‘Women under Siege’ features IMAGES in the DRC

February 10, 2014

A recent article published on the website ‘Women under Siege’ used data from IMAGES to address the rape endemic in the DRC over two decades of war. The piece was written by award-winning journalist Lauren Wolfe, who also directs ‘Women under Siege’ – a media project aimed at increasing public consciousness about sexualized violence. IMAGES,…
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IMAGES survey unveils gender relations in Mali

February 10, 2014

Promundo, CARE and partners have just published the findings from IMAGES – the International Men and Gender Equality Survey, recently conducted in Mali. The results show that gender relations and notions of masculinity among Malians remain largely based on unequal power relations. The majority of men interviewed (63%), and a surprising number of women (41%),…
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“Shameless” Campaign Mobilizes Nine Schools in Rio de Janeiro

February 7, 2014

Instituto Promundo launched the campaign “Shameless” on November 7th, in partnership with the Health and Prevention in Schools Program. “Shameless” was implemented in nine schools in Rio de Janeiro, involving 3,000 students in initiatives on HIV/AIDS prevention and sexual and reproductive health promotion. The campaign’s main question, “Why are you ashamed?” stemmed from the need…
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Promundo Opens its Doors in Europe

February 7, 2014

On January 14th, 2014, Promundo opened its first office in Europe, in Coimbra, Portugal,. The launch of the delegation “Promundo-Europe” has three main goals: To expand research on masculinities and gender relations within the context of current European financial and economic crises. To develop, evaluate and expand programs and campaigns that promote gender equality, the…
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