This article examines the rationale for working with men and boys for gender equality; describes key findings from multi-country studies – including IMAGES – about the relationship between notions of masculinities and men’s gender-related practices; documents key principles guiding much gender equality work with men and boys; identifies emerging strategies and proposes key next steps to…continue reading
This article presents findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), one of the most comprehensive efforts of its kind to gather data on men’s attitudes and practices related to gender equality in eight low- and middle-income countries: Brazil, Chile, Mexico, India, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Rwanda. It…continue reading
In August, Promundo and partners participated in the Sixth Symposium on Fatherhood, Singularities and Public Policies: Fatherhood and Care (“VI Simpósio Paternidades, Singularidades e Políticas Públicas: Paternidade e Cuidado,” in Portuguese) to celebrate Fatherhood Appreciation Month in Brazil. Topics such as advances in the involvement of fathers in the health care system were discussed during…continue reading
This manual was developed as part of a collaboration between World Vision and Promundo in response to harmful societal and cultural practices that support the continuation of child marriage in India. This tool is designed to provide a safe and constructive space for men, their partners and their daughters to critically reflect on the cultural…continue reading
This manual provides the resources and tools for organizations and practitioners in post-conflict settings to sustainably engage men in gender-based violence prevention through Living Peace groups. The methodology is based on best practices with male social group-therapy programs and gender-transformative group educational programs developed by Promundo.
Kicking Little Rocks (“Chutando Pedrinhas,” in Portuguese) is a children’s book that addresses the relationship between a father and his daughter and how certain gender norms and expectations limit the daughter’s desires and dreams. Through dialogue and affection, the father and daughter deconstruct old concepts and build the foundations for an education based on equality…continue reading
This report presents results from IMAGES conducted in the Mutobo Demobilization and Reintegration Center in Rwanda by Promundo and partners during October 2013 and January 2014.
“In their place” is a tool that aims to shed light on the rights of youth, mainly in regard to their sexual and reproductive health. Aimed at professionals who work in education, health, and directly with adolescents, the manual tells the stories of six different characters, all teenagers, and enables participants to take the place…continue reading
At the end of May, days before the beginning of the World Cup in Brazil, Promundo launched a campaign to prevent the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents. The launch coincides with the increased vulnerability of children and adolescents to sexual exploitation during major sporting events like the World Cup. However, Promundo intends to take…continue reading
This mixed method study explores which men are more involved in caregiving, and what childhood and adulthood factors influence their level of involvement. This is an Author’s Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, 2014, copyright Taylor & Francis.