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Adolescent Relationship Violence in Brazil and Honduras

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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“This isn’t the life for you”: Masculinities and Nonviolence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Executive Summary

Alice Taylor, Tatiana Moura, Jeferson De Lara Scabio, Elis Borde, Joao Sucena Afonso, Gary Barker

The report “This isn’t the life for you”: Masculinities and Nonviolence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil presents the results of the adaptation of the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Rio de Janeiro. The study focuses on gender, masculinities, and nonviolence in the context of urban violence, covering the interactions between violence in public and…
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State of the World’s Fathers: Latin America and the Caribbean: Executive Summary

Francisco Aguayo, Ruti Levtov, Gary Barker, Verónica Brown, Florencia Barindelli

State of the World’s Fathers: Latin America and the Caribbean: Executive Summary presents an overview of research about men’s engagement in issues directly related to fatherhood, including caregiving and parenting tasks; child development; sexual and reproductive health; maternal, newborn, and child health; and the prevention of violence against women and children. The full report is available…
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State of the World’s Fathers: Latin America and the Caribbean

Francisco Aguayo, Ruti Levtov, Gary Barker, Verónica Brown, Florencia Barindelli

State of the World’s Fathers: Latin America and the Caribbean presents research about men’s engagement in issues directly related to fatherhood, including caregiving and parenting tasks; child development; sexual and reproductive health; maternal, newborn, and child health; and the prevention of violence against women and children. The executive summary is available in English and Spanish here.

State of Brazil’s Fathers

Promundo-Brazil

This report presents the state of fatherhood in Brazil, focusing on areas including sexual and reproductive health, maternal and child health, men’s health, violence against women and children, employment, public policies, civil society initiatives, economics, and same-sex couples. It also seeks to map the efforts and actors that have contributed to fostering engaged fatherhood on the national level,…
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The Link Between Men’s Zero-sum Gender Beliefs and Mental Health: Findings from Chile and Croatia

Joel Y. Wong, Elyssa M. Klann, Nataša Bijelić, Francisco Aguayo

Zero-sum gender beliefs (ZSGBs) refer to the perception that the advancement of a gender outgroup’s rights (e.g., women’s rights) would be at the expense of a gender ingroup’s rights (e.g., men’s rights). Although it seems obvious that men’s ZSGBs could be harmful to women, the authors of this study propose that such beliefs are ultimately…
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Engaging Men in Public Policies for the Prevention of Violence Against Women and Girls

Francisco Aguayo, Eduardo Kimelman, Pamela Saavedra, Jane Kato-Wallace

This report reviews regional policies, action plans, and impact-evaluated programs that engage men in the prevention and elimination of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). It provides evidence regarding efforts in the LAC region to prevent and eradicate all forms of VAWG used by men, and it outlines…
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Toolkit: Gender Equality Promotion in Cash Transfer Programs

Silvani Arruda, Vanessa Fonseca, Amana Mattos, Danielle Araújo, Mariana Azevedo, Rebecca Batista de França, Eloah Vieira, Linda Cerdeira

This toolkit aims to develop reflection activities regarding gender equality in the context of conditional cash transfer programs for professionals and community leaders involved with the beneficiaries of these programs.

Sharing the Care Booklet: Equality Between Women and Men in the Bolsa Família Program

Silvani Arruda, Vanessa Fonseca, Danielle Araújo, Mariana Azevedo, Rebecca Batista de França, Eloah Vieira, Linda Cerdeira

This booklet was written for the beneficiaries of the Bolsa Família Program, a conditional cash transfer program in Brazil. It addresses the relations between men and women, the division of housework and care work, inequalities, and violence.

“This isn’t the life for you”: Masculinities and Nonviolence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Alice Taylor, Tatiana Moura, Jeferson Scabio, Elis Borde, João Afonso, Gary Barker

The report “This isn’t the life for you”: Masculinities and Nonviolence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil presents the results of the adaptation of the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Rio de Janeiro. The study focuses on gender, masculinities, and nonviolence in the context of urban violence, covering the interactions between violence in…
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