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Understanding How to Engage Young Men in Gender Equality

UN Women, Promundo

This guidance note draws data and recommendations from International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA) on the topic of engaging young men in advancing 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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Understanding How to Raise Kids More Gender-Equitably

Promundo, UN Women

This guidance note draws data and recommendations from International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA) on the topic of raising children more gender-equitably. It provides actionable steps and guidance on how civil society partners and United Nations actors can design and adapt programming and influence a policy environment to…
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What We Know: An Evidence Review of What We Know About Sexual Harassment and Dating Violence

Promundo-US

The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have called unprecedented attention to sexual harassment and assault. What the national dialogue is currently lacking, however, is a proactive discussion on ways to engage young and adult men in ending sexual harassment beyond the typical one-off discussion, lecture, speech, or short training. Furthermore, sexual harassment is often addressed in…
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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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The Bullying Crisis: Drivers and Consequences Among Young Men in the US: Executive Summary

Taveeshi Gupta, Brian Heilman

Building on prior research by Promundo-US and Axe, Unilever’s leading male grooming brand, The Bullying Crisis: Drivers and Consequences Among Young Men in the US explores how young men use, experience, witness, and intervene to stop multiple forms of physical, social, and online bullying using a nationally representative sample in the United States. In addition, this report…
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The Bullying Crisis: Drivers and Consequences Among Young Men in the US

Taveeshi Gupta, Brian Heilman

The Bullying Crisis: Drivers and Consequences Among Young Men in the US report builds on prior research by Promundo-US and Axe, Unilever’s leading male grooming brand, in The Man Box report. In line with a burgeoning field of bullying research, this new study explores how young men use, experience, witness, and intervene to stop multiple forms of physical, social,…
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Engendering Healthy Masculinities to Prevent Sexual Violence: Rationale for and Design of the Manhood 2.0 Trial

Kaleab Abebe, Kelley Jones, Alison Culyba, Nayck Feliz, Heather Anderson, Irving Torres, Sarah Zelazny, Patricia Bamwine, Adwoa Boateng, Benjamin Cirba, Autumn Detchon, Danielle Devine, Zoe Feinstein, Justin Macak, Michael Massof, Summer Miller-Walfish, Sarah Elizabeth Morrow, Paul Mulbah, Zabi Mulwa, Taylor Paglisotti, Lisa Ripper, Katie Ports, Jennifer Matjasko, Aapta Garg, Jane Kato-Wallace, Julie Pulerwitz, Elizabeth Miller

Violence against women and girls is an important global health concern, and many organizations highlight engaging men and boys in preventing violence as a potentially impactful public health prevention strategy. Adapted from an international setting for use in the United States, Manhood 2.0 is a gender-transformative program that involves challenging harmful gender and sexuality norms…
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Manhood 2.0: A Curriculum Promoting a Gender-Equitable Future of Manhood

Promundo-US, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Manhood 2.0 is a gender-transformative curriculum developed by Promundo and the University of Pittsburgh to engage young men aged 15 to 24 in reflecting on the impacts of harmful gender norms, specifically those surrounding issues such as teen pregnancy prevention, dating violence and sexual assault, and the bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer…
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Unmasking Sexual Harassment: How Toxic Masculinities Drive Men’s Abuse in the US, UK, and Mexico and What We Can Do to End It

Promundo

Unmasking Sexual Harassment: How Toxic Masculinities Drive Men’s Abuse in the US, UK, and Mexico and What We Can Do to End It is a research brief produced by Promundo for the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2018. In a pioneering recent study, Promundo explored young men’s views about manhood through a new research tool called…
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Adolescent Relationship Violence in Brazil and Honduras: Executive Summary

Giovanna Lauro, Alice Taylor, Erin Murphy-Graham, Diana Pacheco, Tassia Pacheco, Danielle Araújo

What puts adolescents at risk of experiencing relationship violence? In 2015, Promundo and the Inter-American Development Bank carried out a qualitative study to examine risk and protective factors surrounding adolescent intimate partner violence (IPV) in urban and rural sites of Brazil and Honduras. The teams conducted focus groups and a total of 147 in-depth interviews…
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