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Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Pakistan (PAK-IMAGES)

Rutgers Pakistan

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Pakistan (PAK-IMAGES) combines quantitative and qualitative data with a literature review on gender-based violence. The survey incorporates male and female participants, aged 18-49, from four provinces in Pakistan: Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, and Sindh. This is the first formalized study which assesses men’s perception on a variety…
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A Men’s Perspective on Gender Equality in Kosovo: Main Findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES)

OSCE Mission in Kosovo, UNFPA Kosovo

This study is primarily based on the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES). A mixed methodology approach was used, which included desk research, a quantitative survey with 1,001 men and 500 women, four focus group discussions and 26 in-depth interviews with key stakeholders and experts. The study aims to gain a comprehensive understanding of…
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Men in Serbia: Changes, Resistance and Challenges

Marina Hughson

Men in Serbia: Changes, Resistance and Challenges addresses key issues in the field of men and gender equality, including partner relations, the dynamics of family relationships, and key health and gender-related attitudes and behaviors of men. This report provides survey findings using the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) methodology which was developed by Promundo…
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Masculinity Today: Men’s Attitudes to Gender Stereotypes and Violence Against Women

UNFPA Ukraine

To fill the gaps in the data on men’s behavioral practices and attitudes related to gender equality and violence, UNFPA Ukraine launched a survey – based on the approaches of Promundo’s International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMАGES) – adjusted to the socio-cultural context in Ukraine. The survey topics covered men’s experiences in childhood and…
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When They Call You an “Exemplary Man”: A Qualitative Study on Masculinities That Challenge Machismo

Puntos de Encuentro, Centro Bartolomé de las Casas, Promundo

Funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Puntos de Encuentro (Nicaragua) collaborated with Centro Bartolomé de las Casas (El Salvador) and Promundo (United States) to conduct a series of studies to explore and describe the drivers of and barriers to nonviolent masculine identities in Nicaragua and El Salvador. As part of that effort, this…
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Personal and Collective Histories, Visions and Practices: A Quantitative Study of Men in Managua

Irela Solórzano, Sebastián Hernández, Kristina Vlahovicova, Douglas Mendoza, Olga Rocha Ulloa

This publication presents results from a study on masculinities and violence – inspired by IMAGES – carried out in Nicaragua, as part of a two-country research project promoting forms of nonviolent masculinities in Nicaragua and El Salvador.  The report addresses gender-related attitudes and behaviors of men and provides current and relevant information for designing community, multi-sectoral,…
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Masculinities and Violence Study in Nicaragua: Executive Summary

Irela Solórzano Prado, Rubén Reyes Jirón, Olga Rocha Ulloa, Sebastián Andrés Hernández Leiva, Douglas Ernesto Castro, Kristina Vlahovic

This publication presents the main findings from two studies on masculinities and violence – inspired by IMAGES – carried out in Managua, Nicaragua, as part of a two-country research project promoting forms of nonviolent masculinities in Nicaragua and El Salvador. The executive summary shares results from a quantitative study on men’s gender-related attitudes and behaviors…
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Gender-Transformative Bandebereho Couples’ Intervention to Promote Male Engagement in Reproductive and Maternal Health and Violence Prevention in Rwanda: Findings From a Randomized Controlled Trial

Kate Doyle, Ruti Levtov, Gary Barker, Gautam Bastian, Jeffrey Bingenheimer, Shamsi Kazimbaya, Anicet Nzabonimpa, Julie Pulerwitz, Felix Sayinzoga, Vandana Sharma, Dominick Shattuck

This research article, released in the journal PLOS ONE, covers an evaluation led by Promundo, together with the Rwanda Biomedical Center and Rwanda Men’s Resource Center. The recent multi-site study examines the impact of the Bandebereho gender-transformative couples’ intervention on behavioral and health-related outcomes influenced by gender norms and power dynamics in Rwanda, and strengthens existing evidence…
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International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES): Lebanon Summary

Ziad Mansour, Mary Deeb, Lina Brandt, Racha Said, Lina Torossian

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA) country report for Lebanon aims to understand gendered life experiences of men and women aged 18 to 59, including both Lebanese and Syrians residing in Lebanon. This summary document draws from the Lebanon country report as well as the regional report, Understanding…
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Understanding Masculinities: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Lebanon

Ziad Mansour, Mary Deeb, Lina Brandt, Racha Said, Lina Torossian

Gender relations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have become a subject of heated debate. The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) MENA country report for Lebanon strives to understand gendered life experiences of both men and women aged 18 to 59. In light of the ongoing conflict in Syria and the…
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