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
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…continue reading
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.
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…continue reading
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).
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.
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…continue reading
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,…continue reading