Promundo in the Press: October 2018

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 October:

  1. Child Trends details qualitative findings from Promundo’s Program Manhood 2.0 in “Young Men’s Experiences in a Pregnancy Prevention Program for Males.”
  2. Apolitical interviews Gary Barker, President and CEO of Promundo, on equitable care work in “The Care Gap: How Can Government Get Men To Do More?”
  3. Philanthropy Women interviews Promundo’s Giovanna Lauro in “Empowering Women by Changing Men: Promundo’s Global Fight for Gender Equality.”
  4. Stance Podcast interviews Promundo’s Shamsi Kazimbaya on our work in Rwanda for “Episode 21: Magnifying Masculinity.”
  5. Quartz at Work profiles Promundo’s Gary Barker as part of a series on men and gender equality in “Being a Male Feminist – Like Being a White Ally – Isn’t About Making Yourself Feel Better.”
  6. Foreign Policy references Promundo’s work with high-school students in the U.S. in “Changing Global Gender Norms Is Possible.”
  7. Bustle cites Gary Barker on why people resist hard questions in “The Kavanaugh Hearings Exposed This Dangerous Rape Culture Myth. Why Do We Still Believe It?”
  8. Voice Male highlights Promundo’s Getting To Equal brief in “Engaging Men and Boys in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.”
  9. El País cites Promundo’s involvement in the #Soy365 campaign in “El Tsunami Feminista Español en 11 Capítulos” (in English, “The Feminist Spanish Tsunami in 11 Chapters.”)
  10. Chicago Tribune shares International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) – Middle East and North Africa (MENA) data on harassment in “Teenager’s Gang Rape Claim Inspires #MeToo Movement in Morocco.”
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