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Webinar: Masculinidades, Sexualidades, Matrimonio y Uniones Infantiles Tempranas y Forzadas

Promundo in partnership with Girls Not Brides, HIAS, CARE, Puntos de Encuentro, and MenEngage Latin America hosted a webinar reflecting on lessons learned from work on masculinities and how they can be used to address child, early, and forced marriages (CEFM). View the visual summary here.

Cartilha de Prevenção ESCA: Exploração Sexual de Crianças Adolescentes

Previous research by Promundo on sexual exploitation of children and adolescents (SECA) practices in four Brazilian cities – and broader topics on gender, violence, and masculinities with children and adolescents – indicate that social norms play a crucial role in influencing SECA practices. To date, no in-depth empirical study had been conducted to understand the nature and extent of these connections…
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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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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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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

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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.

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