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A Long Way to Go: An Analysis of the Proposed Engagement of Men and Boys in 13 Country Implementation and Action Plans

Christopher Hook, Karen Hardee, Tim Shand, Margaret E. Greene

The world has set ambitious goals related to reproductive health and family planning, including to reach an additional 120 million women and girls with contraception by 2020 and achieve universal access to reproductive health and family planning by 2030. The focus of these goals is women and girls, yet realizing these ambitions requires including men….
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Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to family planning and gender equity among husbands of adolescent girls in Niger

Paul J. Fleming, Holly Shakya, Madeline Farron, Mohamad I Brooks, Giovanna Lauro, Ruti G. Levtov, Sabrina C. Boyce, Sani Aliou, Jay G. Silverman

“Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to family planning and gender equity among husbands of adolescent girls in Niger” is an article published in the Global Public Health journal, which stems from Promundo, The OASIS Initiative, and Center on Gender Equity and Health at the University of California, San Diego’s Child Marriage, Fertility, and Family Planning in Niger: Results…
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Manhood 2.0: Program Overview and Final Results

Promundo-US

The following program overview provides a description of the Manhood 2.0 program, challenges and lessons learned, and key evaluation findings. It is intended to be a summary of experiences piloting and evaluating an adolescent pregnancy prevention program for young men, adapted from the Global South and implemented in Washington, DC. This program overview aims to…
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Key Resources on Deconstructing the Gendered Causes of Malnutrition and Harmful Practices

Promundo-US, World Vision

This document shares some of Promundo and World Vision’s key resources on deconstructing the gendered causes of malnutrition and harmful practices.

Clube de Diálogos: Engajamento dos Homens na Transformação de Género para Melhorar a Nutrição Materno-Infantil

Promundo-US, Concern Worldwide

This manual was created by Promundo, in partnership with Concern Worldwide, to address nutrition through a gender-transformative dialogue club. The program, “Engaging Men in Gender Transformation to Improve Mother-Child Nutrition” was launched in May 2016. Through a gender-transformative approach, this program challenges underlying gender norms and practices that perpetuate inequality between men and women and…
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Masculine Norms and Men’s Health: Making the Connections

Promundo-US

What are the links between masculine norms and men’s health outcomes globally? What implications do these links have for efforts to improve men’s health – alongside efforts to improve the health of women and children – and as part of broader efforts to create healthier, thriving societies? This new report provides an overview of the…
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Masculine Norms and Men’s Health: Making the Connections: Executive Summary

Promundo-US

What are the links between masculine norms and men’s health outcomes globally? What implications do these links have for efforts to improve men’s health – alongside efforts to improve the health of women and children – and as part of broader efforts to create healthier, thriving societies? This new report provides an overview of the…
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Exploring Male Engagement in Premarital Abortion: Perceptions and Lived Experiences of Young Women and Men in New Delhi, India

Promundo, International Center for Research on Women

In India, unsafe abortion is the third leading cause of maternal death, and it contributes 8% to all such deaths every year. Even though unmarried women in India have the legal right to abortion, they face challenges because of the secrecy, shame, and stigma associated with premarital sex and abortion, in addition to difficulties accessing services…
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Understanding How to Promote Men’s Caregiving to Advance Gender Equality

UN Women, Promundo

This guidance note draws data and recommendations from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA) on the topic of promoting men’s caregiving to advance gender equality. It provides actionable steps and guidance on how civil society partners and United Nations actors can design and adapt programming and influence…
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Very Young Adolescence 2.0: A curriculum to promote gender equality and sexual and reproductive health

Jane Kato-Wallace, Ruti Levtov

The period of adolescence is now widely recognized as an important time of transition into young adulthood, in which most young people begin to achieve puberty, turn increasingly to peers as reference points, and experiment with social risk-taking behavior. A deeper understanding of how gender norms are shaped and manifest in early adolescence is needed, as…
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