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Project “Exploração Sexual, Não!” creates a network for the prevention of sexual exploitation in popular communities of Rio de Janeiro

March 30, 2012

Instituto Promundo, in partnership with Projeto Legal, is developing, since August 2011, with funding from Child Hope, the project “Exploração Sexual, Não!”, with the objective of strengthening a network of sexual exploitation confrontation in Rio de Janeiro. Overall, the ” Exploração Sexual, Não!” will have duration of four years and aims to reach 400 young…
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Gary Barker interviewed by Dutch TV

March 20, 2012

On March 18th, Gary Barker, Promundo’s international director, was interviewed by a Dutch national TV show and talked about men’s involvement in preventing violence against women. Check out the full interview.

Gary Barker opens a conference in Belgrade

February 23, 2012

On January 31, 2012, Gary Barker, International Director of Promundo, participated in the conference Man2012: New Balkan Boy in Belgrade. The theme of the conference was the role of men in the fight against gender-based violence, the promotion of gender equality and healthy life styles for young adults. One study which involved nearly 1,500 youth,…
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Experts recognize Promundo as one of the leading nonprofit organizations with a high impact in its field

February 1, 2012

After an evaluation by seventy-seven experts, Promundo was the only Brazilian institution, also based in Washington, DC, to be identified as one of the organizations with a major impact in the field of violence against women, occupying the seventh place out of fourteen organizations, highlighted amongst others, worldwide. Due to this international recognition, the Institute…
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