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Promundo in South Sudan

May 29, 2013

Joseph Vess and Augustin Kimonyo were in South Sudan from April 13th-26th as part of the World Bank-funded Sexual and Gender-based Violence (SGBV) Prevention project. They conducted site visits with numerous NGOs and government agencies in the capital of Juba and in the southern part of the country in Magwi County to gather information about…
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Programs H and M Celebrate 10 Years with International Seminar

May 29, 2013

On March 20th Promundo held an International Seminar to celebrate 10 years of Programs H and M, with the objective of debating the several ways to operationalize the methodologies of Programs H and M, recognized internationally as models for engaging men and women in the search for gender equality. The event also aimed at sharing…
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Gender and sexuality activities in schools: facing challenges and setbacks

May 29, 2013

Since 2007 Promundo has been developing initiatives to promote gender equality in public schools in Rio de Janeiro. As a result of this, Promundo became part of the State Management Group of the Health and Prevention in Schools Program (GGE-RJ/SPE) in 2010, a group which is comprised of civil society organizations and representatives of the…
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Editorial – Promundo News 6th edition

May 29, 2013

On May 18th, the national day to Combat Abuse and Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents in Brazil, Promundo launched the research report Homens, Mulheres e a Exploração Sexual Comercial de Crianças e Adolescentes em quatro cidades brasileiras [“Men, Women and the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Adolescents in four Brazilian cities,” in English] and…
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Joseph Vess is interviewed by CaribNation TV

February 21, 2013

Joseph Vess, Senior Program Officer at Promundo-US, was interviewed about engaging men in preventing violence against women on a television program with the theme of “Addressing Gender Violence and Gender Equality across the Caribbean Diaspora,” which was broadcasted on CaribNation TV on January 5th. Dr. Donna Baird, Chair of the Caribbean Conference on Domestic Violence…
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