In 2011, Promundo worked toward its mission to promote gender equality and prevent violence against women and children. Promundo was recognized as an organization that is making a great impact in the field of preventing violence against women, occupying the seventh position in a ranking of 14 outstanding organizations worldwide. The MenCare Global Fatherhood Campaign, coordinated by Promundo and the…continue reading
The Young Men Initiative (YMI) is a promising, evidence-based strategy for engaging young men throughout the Western Balkans in the promotion of gender equality and the prevention of violence. Pilot activities took place from 2007 to 2010 and reached over 4,000 young men ages 14-18 through educational workshops and campaign activities. The design, implementation and…continue reading
This paper intends to provide practical guidance to policymakers and program managers on how to engage men and address harmful male norms in key areas of intervention in relation to HIV/AIDS. Most of this paper focuses on policies and programs addressing masculinities in the context of heterosexual relations, but it also discusses important findings and…continue reading
This report is an impact evaluation of a multi-country project to engage men and boys in preventing violence against women and promoting gender equality. Implemented in India, Brazil, Chile, and Rwanda, with support from the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women, the project activities in each country varied, but they all included educational…continue reading
This report presents results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) conducted in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with attitudes and behaviors of men and boys as part of the project implemented by Perpetuum mobile – Center for Youth and Community Development and CARE International North-West Balkan and supported by Promundo.
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….continue reading
This report presents results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) conducted in Chile in 2011.
This report presents Gary Barker’s presentation from the Helen Joseph Memorial Lecture on Men and Gender Equality at the University of Johannesburg. His lecture addressed three main questions: First, what is happening with men and masculinities in terms of gender equality? What do they think about these changing realities? Second, what do we make of poor…continue reading
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.
This study provides an analysis of gender equality, participation in care work, fatherhood, migration and HIV/ AIDS. It also highlights problems associated with the presence of fathers and other male figures in families, such as domestic violence and substance abuse, while arguing for greater inclusion of vulnerable fathers in support services. By and large, the…continue reading