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Helen Joseph Memorial Lecture – Men and Gender Equality: Between the Urgency and the Confusion

Gary Barker

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…
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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.

Men in Families and Family Policy in a Changing World

United Nations

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…
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IMAGES Croatia: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey

Nataša Bijelić

This report presents results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) conducted in Croatia. The research was conducted using a sample of 1500 men and 505 women aged from 18-68, in the Republic of Croatia in the city of Zagreb and the cities and villages in the Osječko-baranjska and Vukovarsko-srijemska county. The full…
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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).

Masculinity and Gender Based Violence in Rwanda: Experience and Perceptions of Men and Women

Henny Slegh, Augustin Kimonyo

This report shows the results of the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Rwanda, including men’s perceptions about masculinity and gender-based violence (GBV). The study, conducted from January 2010 to June 2010, examined the roots of GBV in relation to perceptions about masculinity within Rwandan society.

Promoting Gender Equity for HIV and Violence Prevention: Results from the PEPFAR Male Norms Initiative Evaluation in Ethiopia

PATH, EngenderHealth, Miz-Hasab Research Center, HIWOT Ethiopia, 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…
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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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