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Pilot Initiative Engages Refugees on Campaign Against Gender Violence

February 7, 2014

Promundo, in partnership with the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Caritas, developed a pilot initiative in October 2013 using a gender transformative approach aimed at engaging refugees, asylum seekers and professionals who deal directly with refugees and asylum seekers. The initiative named Gênero e a população refugiada no Rio de Janeiro (in English,…
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When Men Care: Gary Barker reveals why fatherhood matters at TEDx Barcelona Women

December 13, 2013

During the latest TEDxBarcelonaWomen event, Promundo-US’s International Director Gary Barker used personal stories and global trends to reinforce the importance of men’s caregiving in improving gender relations. Barker was one of ten speakers, ranging from gender experts to entrepreneurs, invited to talk at the December 5th event in Barcelona, Spain. The theme of this year’s…
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Promundo-US International Director named one of “50 Global Heroes Who Help Stop Sexual Violence Against Children”

December 9, 2013

  The latest issue of SAFE magazine named Promundo-US International Director Gary Barker one of “50 Global Heroes Who Help Stop Sexual Violence Against Children”. The magazine acknowledged Barker’s work in engaging men in gender equality and violence prevention – an innovative method to reduce violence against children, youth and women. Barker is also praised…
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Comprehensive Gender Study in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo Reveals High Levels of Violence and Possible Explanations

November 18, 2013

Promundo and Sonke Gender Justice will launch the results at high-level meeting in Kinshasa, DRC on November 19th Cape Town, South Africa, November 14th 2013 A study on gender relations and gender-based violence conducted in and around Goma, eastern DRC, is being launched at a high-level meeting in Kinshasa on the 19th November 2013. Key…
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