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Living Peace: Healing After Conflict in DRC

Promundo

Living Peace is reaching thousands of men and women, including military, police, health workers, and religious leaders, to prevent violence and create sustainable peace in North and South Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Watch the full film, Living Peace: The Story of Abby and Kyalu, here.

Engendering Men: Evidence Review

Promundo-US, Sonke Gender Justice, Institute of Development Studies

This evidence report, produced as part of the EMERGE project, critically assesses trends and shifts in engaging men and boys for gender equality over the past 20 years. It explores successful policies and programs and implications for best practice, as well as future directions for promoting men’s and boys’ support for gender equality, across a…
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Living Peace: The Story of Abby and Kyalu

Promundo

Abby and Kyalu were abducted by rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2008. Abby was forced into hard labor and Kyalu, his wife, was raped, and had a child as a result. Once they returned home, Abby expelled Kyalu. This film presents their recovery as part of Promundo’s Living Peace initiative.

Living Peace: Scaling Up Healing After Conflict in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Promundo

Starting in 2015, Promundo and partners began implementing a four-year expansion of the innovative Living Peace program throughout the North and South Kivu provinces in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Implementing community advocacy along with group therapy, Living Peace uses a locally owned approach to address the root causes of violence associated with…
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Annual Report 2014

Promundo

In 2014, Promundo’s partnerships reached more than 20 countries and involved new sectors, including engaging men as allies in gender equality in agricultural development and in maternal, newborn, and child health, as well as in engaging men as allies in ending child marriage and sexual exploitation, in supporting early childhood development, and in peace and…
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Why Men’s Caregiving Matters for Young Children: Lessons from the MenCare Campaign

Gary Barker

After years of focusing overwhelmingly on the mother–child dyad, child development as a field has “discovered” fathers. In the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s Early Childhood Matters, Promundo’s International Director Gary Barker breaks down the MenCare campaign’s leading research on engaging fathers and its advocacy around public policy and practice. Read the full June 2015 issue…
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When Men Change: A Promundo Film

Promundo

When Men Change tells the story of four men who changed the way they think about gender equality, sexual and reproductive health, and violence. In recent years, there has been increased interest in exploring how men can contribute to promoting gender equality and preventing violence against women and girls. As the evidence base grows, now…
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“She goes with me in my boat”: Child and Adolescent Marriage in Brazil

Alice Taylor, Giovanna Lauro, Marcio Segundo, Margaret Greene

Brazil – like the rest of Latin America – has been absent from many global discussions and actions around child and adolescent marriage, which largely focus on hotspot areas such as those in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The available evidence within the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, however, shows prevalence levels of child…
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“She goes with me in my boat”: Child and Adolescent Marriage in Brazil: Executive Summary

Alice Taylor, Giovanna Lauro, Marcio Segundo, Margaret Greene

Brazil – like the rest of Latin America – has been absent from many global discussions and actions around child and adolescent marriage, which largely focus on hotspot areas such as those in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The available evidence within the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, however, shows prevalence levels of child…
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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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