Promundo in the Press: January 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 January:

1. Women eNews mentions the Boys and Men as Partners for Advancing Gender Equality infographic, produced by Promundo, Women Deliver, and Unilever, Dove Men+Care, in “Reflections on Davos: Through a Gender Lens.”

2. Motherly shares findings from the State of the World’s Fathers 2019 report in “Parental Leave Alone Won’t Fix the Income Gender Gap—but Here’s What Does.”

3. Público highlights MenCare’s work and mentions Promundo President and CEO Gary Barker in “Homens E Mulheres: Uma Desigualdade Silenciosa” [in English, “Men and Women: A Silent Inequality”].

4. Futurity cites the Male Adolescents’ Gender Attitudes and Violence: Implications for Youth Violence Prevention article, co-authored by Promundo’s Jane Kato-Wallace, and mentions Manhood 2.0 in “Fighting More Likely for Teen Boys Who Witness Gender Violence.”

5. Gary Barker authors a blog for OECD’s Development Matters, highlighting the Bandebereho manual and the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), in “Where are Men in the Drive to End Violence Against Women?”

6. Apolitical quotes Promundo’s Margaret Greene in “The 2020 Vision for Gender Policy.

7. CrossTalk cites data from the Helping Dad’s Care report in “Dads in Biotech Struggle to Balance Lab Life and Family Life.”

8. El Tiempo covers Instituto Promundo’s partnership with Uber in “Conductoras Mujeres, ¿Aplicaciones de Transporte Más Seguras?” [in English, “Female Drivers, Safer Transport Apps?”].

9. The South African shares findings from the State of South Africa’s Fathers report and mentions MenCare in “The Question That Helps Businesses Overcome Unconscious Bias.”

10. Reuters cites data from the Understanding Masculinities: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) – Middle East and North Africa report in “Making Fun of Men or Emboldening Sex Pests? Egyptian Song Spurs Debate.”

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