This paper explores possible linkages between masculinities and different forms of sexual exploitation and sexual violence. Specifically, it seeks to answer the question: How do prevailing norms and views of manhood, or masculinities, contribute to some men’s use of sexual violence, and the “demand-side” of sexual exploitation?
This article presents the findings from a consultation process that Promundo carried out with children 5 to 12 years old in Rio de Janeiro on the issue of physical and humiliating punishment.
A report aimed at providing an overview and analysis of men’s participation as fathers in the Latin American and Caribbean region. This literature review contains theoretical and empirical considerations on: the role of men in families and on the role of men in child development and well-being; policy and program experiences influencing men’s participation as…continue reading
This report presents an exploratory study conducted in six countries in Latin America and the Caribbean about child-rearing practices and child participation.
This report explores how young people perceive problems of violence in the Brazilian cities of Rio de Janeiro, Recife, Ceilândia and Chapecó.
This report presents the results from the impact evaluation study of Program H with 780 young men (ages 14-25 years) from three low-income areas in Rio de Janeiro.
This report offers an overview of early childhood in Brazil, focusing on examples of good practices and obstacles in taking them to scale.
This report presents the overview from a seminar hosted by Promundo and ICRW to examine the current state of work with men and boys in the field of health care, especially reproductive and sexual health.
This report presents a review of evaluated interventions from around the world that have engaged men and boys in the promotion of health and gender equity.
Collaboration with other social actors is one of Promundo’s core characteristics. In 2006, we strengthened our alliances with organizations in Brazil and internationally and extended our activities to countries in the Americas, Asia, and Africa. The alliances and activities were focused on the exchange of experiences and the adaptation of our methodologies to other cultural…continue reading