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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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Annual Report 2009

Promundo

The year 2009 was distinguished by two events that highlighted Promundo’s commitment to eliminating inequalities between men and women and between adults and children. From March 30th-April 3rd, we co-hosted the first Global Symposium on Engaging Men and Boys in Gender Equality in collaboration with diverse partner organizations. In December, we co-hosted the National Symposium…
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What men have to do with it: Public Policies to Promote Gender Equality

Promundo, International Center for Research on Women

This report presents a multi-country review and analysis of policies to engage men in achieving gender equality and reducing gender disparities in health and social welfare. The policy reviews conducted by partners in Brazil, Chile, India, Mexico, and South Africa, with brief summaries on Norway and Tanzania, form the basis for the report.

Men, Masculinities, and Public Policies: Contributions for Gender Equity

Marcos Nascimento, Marcio Segundo, Gary Barker

This report presents an analysis of public policies related to the promotion of gender equity in Brazil, and explores how these policies do or do not contemplate masculinities and the engagement of men.

Questioning gender norms with men to improve health outcomes: Evidence of impact

G. Barker, C. Ricardo, M. Nascimento, A. Olukoya, C. Santos

This article describes a review of 58 evaluation studies of programmes with men and boys in sexual and reproductive health (including HIV prevention, treatment, care and support); father involvement; gender-based violence; maternal, newborn and child health; and gender socialisation more broadly.

Promoting Gender Equity as a Strategy to Reduce HIV Risk and Gender-based Violence Among Young Men in India

Ravi Verma et al.

This report presents the findings from the impact evaluation study of Yaari Dosti, the Indian adaptation of Program H.

Gender Norms: A Key to Improving Life Outcomes in At-Risk Populations

Promundo, International Center for Research on Women

This paper is one of the first products of National Council on Gender which shows that addressing gender norms is the key to improving reproductive health outcomes for young women and men. The Institute Promundo, along with other organizations, collaborated to produce this document and participates in the Council.

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