Promundo in the Press: February 2020

Welcome to “Promundo in the Press,” a monthly recap of media that mention Promundo or MenCare, the global fatherhood campaign that Promundo co-coordinates. We know that in order to create a truly equal, nonviolent world in which men and boys are allies in the fight for gender justice, we need to spread the word. Here are the top 10 featured articles from February:

1. Forbes highlights Promundo and Dove Men+Care’s Paternity Leave Corporate Task Force in “What Employers Can Do to Help Fathers Flourish.”

2. The Telegraph shares findings from the So, You Want To Be A Male Ally For Gender Equality? report in “8 Things Men Can Do to Show They’re Really Allies With Women.”

3. Promundo President and CEO Gary Barker co-authors a piece for Apolitical highlighting the State of the World’s Fathers 2019 report, the MenCare Commitment, and the Boys and Men as Partners for Advancing Gender Equality infographic in “Paid Leave Is Our Best Shot for Equality in the Home.

4. The Interpress Service mentions the Boys and Men as Partners for Advancing Gender Equality infographic in “Coming Down the Davos Mountain with a Gender Lens.”

5. O Tempo interviews Instituto Promundo’s Executive Director Miguel Fontes and mentions Instituto Promundo’s work in “’Homens Não Nascem Violentos’” [in English, “’Men Are Not Born Violent’”].

6. El Espectador interviews Gary Barker and mentions Promundo in “El Estigma de Ser un Hombre Violentado Sexualmente” [in English, “The Stigma of Being a Sexually Violated Man”].

7. CGTN Africa cites data from IMAGES MENA in “Morocco Hosts 5th UN Women Global Forum on Safe Cities and Public Spaces.”

8. The Book of Man covers the UK launch of the State of the World’s Fathers 2019 report in “A Reframing of Fatherhood Is the Key to Equality.”

9. The IMF Blog mentions Promundo’s programs in “Fiscal Policies for Women’s Economic Empowerment.”

10. Oink Oink cites data from the The Cost of the Man Box: A study on the economic impacts of harmful masculine stereotypes in Mexico report in “En México El Machismo Cuesta Mil 400 Mdd Al Año” [in English, “In Mexico, Machismo Costs $1.4 Billion a Year”].

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