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Hidden Violence: Preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of adolescent boys

Piotr Pawlak, Gary Barker

This document summarizes results from the report, Hidden Violence: Preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of adolescent boys: Case Studies and Directions for Action, prepared in 2012 by Promundo for the Oak Foundation. It introduces literature on the topic and international project experiences, including a case study and video clip produced in Nicaragua….
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Promundo News – 1st Edition

Promundo

Since 1981, November 25 is the International Day to End Violence Against Women. The date was set during the first feminist movement in Latin America and the Caribbean, in Bogota, Colombia, and is a tribute to three female political activists, brutally assassinated by the Leonidas Trujillo dictatorship, in the Dominican Republic¹. The date reminds us…
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Guia Adolescentes, jovens e educação em sexualidade

Silvana Arruda, Christine Ricardo, Marcos Nascimento, Vanessa Fonseca

“Teens, Youth and Sexuality Education,” produced in partnership with the Ford Foundation, is a tool that guides the practice of professionals who work in the sexual and reproductive health and rights of adolescents, providing scientifically accurate information and encouraging openness and understanding. The manual provides a background on the history of sexual education in Brazil…
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Engaging Boys and Young Men in the Prevention of Sexual Violence: A systematic and global review of evaluated interventions

Christine Ricardo, Marci Eads, Gary Barker

This systematic review is intended to investigate the effectiveness of interventions for preventing boys’ and young men’s use of sexual violence. It aims to explore the potential for intervening directly with boys and young men in community and school settings to address risk factors for sexual violence within diverse socio-cultural settings.

Annual Report 2010

Promundo

In 2010, Promundo continued to work toward the promotion of gender equality through workshops and trainings for education and health professionals, campaigns and community mobilization efforts, formation of partnerships and participation in networks, and the development of research and publication of data.

Evolving Men: Initial Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES)

International Center for Research on Women, Promundo

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) offers the most comprehensive analyses to date of what men think and do in relation to gender equality. This report is the result of a three-year, multi-country household survey that offers analyses of men’s attitudes and practices on a variety of topics related to gender equality. It also…
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Program H and Program M: Engaging young men and empowering young women to promote gender equality and health

Christine Ricardo, Marcos Nascimento, Vanessa Fonseca, Márcio Segundo

This publication discusses the development, implementation, and results of Programs H and M. It was made possible with support from the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO).

Once Upon a Boy: Discussion Guide

Promundo, ECOS, Instituto Papai, Salud y Género

“Once Upon a Boy” presents the story of a young man and the challenges he faces in growing up. During the video, the young man encounters machismo, family violence, homophobia, doubts regarding his sexuality, his first sexual experience, pregnancy, a sexually transmitted disease and fatherhood. The video guide contains tips for working with the video…
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Afraid of What: Discussion Guide

Promundo, ECOS, Instituto Papai, Salud y Género

“Afraid of What” is a no-words cartoon video that invites viewers to reflect critically on how to eliminate homophobia and promote respect for sexual diversity. The video guide contains notes about the video, instructions for facilitators about how to use the video, and activities to stimulate discussion about the themes found in the video.

Global Symposium on Engaging Men and Boys in Achieving Gender Equality: A Summary Report

Lucile C. Atkin, Gary Barker, Christine Ricardo, Marcos Nascimento, Gabriel Azevedo de Aguiar

The first Global Symposium on Engaging Men and Boys in Achieving Gender Equality in 2009 brought together 439 researchers, activists, and practitioners from 77 countries to exchange experiences and forge collective actions for engaging men and boys in achieving gender equality and social justice. The report presents an overview of cross-cutting themes, lessons learned, research results,…
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