Masculinities and Male Trauma: Making the Connections

Henny Slegh, Warren Spielberg, Cody Ragonese

Apart from what it means in their own lives, men’s exposure to violence, trauma and adversity are key risk factors for men’s self-inflicted harm and their use of violence against others. Promundo-US’s new report, Making the Connections: Masculinities and Male Trauma, highlights the role masculinities play in boys and men’s ability to cope with their…
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Manual for Replicating the International Men and Gender Equality Survey

Promundo-US, Deboleena Rakshit

This resource for adapting and replicating the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) was developed by Promundo-US drawing from the Toolkit for Replicating the UN Multi-Country Study on Men and Violence: Understanding Why Some Men Use Violence Against Women and How We Can Prevent It developed by the Partners for Prevention (P4P) joint program. The…
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Research to Action Toolkit: How to Activate IMAGES Data to Improve Your Programs, Advocacy, and Campaigns

Promundo-US, Brian Heilman

So you’d like to put IMAGES data to use to improve your programs, advocacy, or campaigns. You’ve come to the right place! This toolkit provides a clear, concise set of suggestions to help researchers, activists, programmers, and policymakers get the most out of IMAGES data while maintaining high ethical and analytical standards. Each suggestion includes…
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Annual Report 2021

In this Annual Report, we share our major achievements and spotlight the work of our amazing staff and partners who – despite living through a global pandemic – helped achieve transformative change by engaging men and boys as true allies in equality and social justice. Read here.

Program H: A Review of the Evidence: Nearly Two Decades of Engaging Young Men and Boys in Gender Equality

Kate Doyle, Jane Kato-Wallace

This review on Program H – a gender-transformative approach designed to engage young men in changing gender norms related to masculinities that perpetuate gender inequality – brings together findings from 14 impact evaluations that have been carried out in 12 countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Chile, Croatia, Ethiopia, India, Kosovo, Namibia, Rwanda, Serbia, the United…
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The Double-Edged Sword of Online Gaming: An Analysis of Masculinity in Video Games and the Gaming Community

Promundo-US, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, Oak Foundation

This groundbreaking study examines masculinity and representations of different identities (gender, race, LGBTQIA+ individuals, disability, age, and body size) in the most popular video games and in the TWITCH online gaming community. The Oak Foundation has partnered with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media and Promundo-US to examine representations of the aforementioned identities and masculinity in video games and…
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Care Leads to Care

Promundo-US, Dove Men+Care, New Macho

In March 2021, Promundo and Dove Men+Care carried out a nationally-representative survey in the United States focused on the links between men’s care for themselves (physical, emotional and mental, and social) and their care for the people in their lives. Importantly, this research showed that men embracing care has a ripple effect that impacts everyone…
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Promoting Men’s Engagement in Early Childhood Development: A Programming and Influencing Package

Melanie Swan, Kate Doyle

This programming and influencing package includes resources developed for programs that aim to increase male engagement in nurturing care and early childhood development (ECD), as well as in maternal health and well-being. It was developed as part of a partnership between Plan International and Promundo, in recognition that men’s engagement in ECD and maternal health…
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Bandebereho Facilitator’s Manual (2021)

Promundo, RWAMREC, RBC

This manual was developed by RWAMREC and Promundo to support the scale-up of the Bandebereho couples’ intervention through the health system in Rwanda. The manual is adapted from the original Bandebereho facilitators manual, inspired by Program P, that was developed as part of the MenCare+ project and evaluated through a randomized controlled trial. The study…
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Findings and Lessons Learned From an Evaluation of a Community-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program for Young Men

Jenita Parekh, Jennifer Manlove, Brooke Whitfield, Isabel Griffith, Makedah Johnson, Jane Kato-Wallace, Aapta Garg, Ché Nembhard, Lisa Kim

“Findings and Lessons Learned From an Evaluation of a Community-Based Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program for Young Men” provides a brief introduction to the Manhood 2.0 intervention, describes Child Trends’ approach to evaluating Manhood 2.0, and provides implementation and evaluation successes and lessons learned for program evaluators and implementors in the teen pregnancy prevention field. Despite…
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