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Annual Report 2013

Promundo

In 2013, Promundo collaborated with the World Bank to perform an in-depth analysis of IMAGES data, revealing key findings on predictors of men’s use of violence and promising prevention strategies. With a deeper understanding of what contributes to violence, and importantly, what contributes to caring and nonviolence, Promundo is working across our country offices and…
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Promoting Healthy Relationships and HIV/STI Prevention for Young Men: Positive Findings from an Intervention Study in Brazil

Promundo

Certain male gender norms, or social expectations about how men should behave, have been shown to promote HIV risk and related behaviors, such as partner violence. There is growing evidence of the importance and success of engaging men and explicitly addressing gender dynamics in HIV/AIDS and violence prevention initiatives. This report highlights results from an evaluation…
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Engaging Men, Changing Gender Norms: Directions for Gender-Transformative Action

Promundo, UNFPA, MenEngage, Sonke Gender Justice Network

This MenEngage-UNFPA advocacy brief explores the importance of changing social norms related to men’s ideas and behaviors and examines several questions: Can men support gender equality and learn to live gender-equitable lives? Can men transform the ideas and practices they associate with manhood? Can the spheres where men and boys are socialized and often learn…
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Sports and the Making of Men: Transforming Gender Norms on the Playing Field

Promundo, UNFPA, MenEngage, Sonke Gender Justice Network

This MenEngage-UNFPA advocacy brief explores ideas on how to transform sport – an important part of the lives of most boys and many men – to encourage gender equitable attitudes and behaviors, to end harmful forms of masculinity, and to transform masculinity in positive ways.

Sexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict: Engaging Men and Boys

Promundo, UNFPA, MenEngage, Sonke Gender Justice

This MenEngage-UNFPA advocacy brief explores how to engage men and boys in preventing and responding to sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict settings. Both the prevention of such violence and the quality of responses when it has occurred will be greatly enhanced by understanding men’s varied relations to this violence and by engaging men at…
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The Other Side of Gender: Men as Critical Agents of Change

Joseph Vess, Gary Barker, Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, Alexa Hassink

This report aims to complement and further the work of the women, peace, and security agenda through a discussion of the formation of male identities, drivers of conflict, and the effects of conflict on male identities. Understanding the varied perceptions and experiences of men and how they can positively contribute to peace and security efforts,…
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Gender Relations, Sexual Violence and the Effects of Conflict on Women and Men in North Kivu, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: Preliminary Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES)

Promundo, Sonke Gender Justice

This report presents the preliminary results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Understanding Men’s Violence Against Women: Findings from the IMAGES Survey in Brazil, Chile and Mexico

Gary Barker, Francisco Aguayo, Pablo Correa

This publication features specific data from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) on violence against women in three countries in the Latin American region: Brazil, Chile and Mexico. It complements the report “Masculinidades y Políticas de Equidad de Género: Reflexiones a partir de la Encuesta IMAGES y una revisión de políticas en Brasil,…
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Men, Gender Equality and Gender Relations in Mali: Findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey

Henny Slegh, Gary Barker, Maimouna Toliver, Aliou Bah, Mamadou Keita

This report provides a summary of key findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Mali.

Engaging Men and Boys in Advancing Women’s Agency: Where We Stand and New Directions

Paul J. Fleming, Gary Barker, Jennifer McCleary-Sills, Matthew Morton

This review explores the evidence base on the role of men and boys in advancing women’s agency. It examines the literature on gender norms and their influence on attitudes and behaviors, including men’s use of violence against women, and explores the benefits of gender equality and women’s agency for men. It presents results from the…
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