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Masculinities and Preventing Violent Extremism: Making the Connections

Abby Fried, Giovanna Lauro, Gary Barker

Masculinities and Preventing Violent Extremism: Making the Connections seeks to shed light on the question, “What do masculinities have to do with violent extremism?” The report finds that by taking a multi-layered ecological approach and understanding the motivations for violent extremists, there is potential to shift the narrative around violent extremism, to include a gendered…
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Engaging Religious Leaders in Reducing Maternal and Child Mortality, and Gender Equality: Field Experiences From the Show Project in Sokoto State, Nigeria

Chewe Mulenga, Jane Kato-Wallace

This knowledge brief is one of many publications documenting learning from the 4.5-year Strengthening Health Outcomes for Women and Children (SHOW) project, a multi-country effort to help reduce maternal and child mortality amongst vulnerable women and children, including adolescent girls in underserved regions, that was funded by Global Affairs Canada and the Canadian public. The…
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Men, Women, and Gender Relations in Georgia: Public Perceptions and Attitudes

Deboleena Rakshit, Ruti Levtov

The report presents key findings of the 2019 research on gender perceptions in Georgian society, comparing them with the results of a similar study carried out in 2013. The research was conducted in partnership with the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC) of Georgia, based on the International Men and Gender Equality…
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Breaking Free From Boyhood Stereotypes: Action Steps for Content Creators

“Breaking Free From Boyhood Stereotypes: Action Steps for Content Creators” was developed by Promundo in partnership with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media at Mount Saint Mary’s University and the Kering Foundation, in collaboration with Scholars & Storytellers, and Plan International USA. Boys receive — and absorb — harmful stereotypical messages about what…
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If He Can See It, Will He Be It? Representations of Masculinity in Boys’ Television

Promundo, Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, Kering Foundation

“If He Can See It, Will He Be It? Representations of Masculinity in Boys’ Television” was developed through a collaboration among Promundo, the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media at Mount Saint Mary’s University, and the Kering Foundation. The report analyzes how men are represented on screen, in the most popular boys’ television. The…
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Breaking Free From Boyhood Stereotypes: Action Steps for Parents

“Breaking Free From Boyhood Stereotypes: Action Steps for Parents” was developed by Promundo in partnership with the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media at Mount Saint Mary’s University and the Kering Foundation, in collaboration with Scholars & Storytellers, and Plan International USA.  Boys receive — and absorb — harmful stereotypical messages about what it…
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Caring Under COVID-19: How the Pandemic Is – and Is Not – Changing Unpaid Care and Domestic Work Responsibilities in the United States

Brian Heilman, María Rosario Castro Bernardini, Kimberly Pfeifer

Caring Under COVID-19: How the Pandemic Is – and Is Not – Changing Unpaid Care and Domestic Work Responsibilities in the United States, a new report by Promundo and Oxfam as part of MenCare: A Global Fatherhood Campaign, reveals findings from a rapid poll exploring the gendered and racial impacts of COVID-19 on care work….
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Staying-at-Home with our Sons: Fostering Healthy Masculinity in Challenging Times

Gary Barker, Brian Heilman, Michael Reichert

Staying-at-Home with our Sons: Fostering Healthy Masculinity in Challenging Times, a new report by Promundo and the Kering Foundation, summarizes the findings from a national survey of parents of boys ages 4-14 in the United States (US) exploring what parents in the US want for their sons and their views toward gender norms and pressures,…
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Webinar: Masculinidades, Sexualidades, Matrimonio y Uniones Infantiles Tempranas y Forzadas

Promundo in partnership with Girls Not Brides, HIAS, CARE, Puntos de Encuentro, and MenEngage Latin America hosted a webinar reflecting on lessons learned from work on masculinities and how they can be used to address child, early, and forced marriages (CEFM). View the visual summary here.

Married very young adolescent girls in Niger at greatest risk of lifetime male partner reproductive coercion and sexual violence

Stephanie M. DeLong, Mohamad I. Brooks, Sani Aliou, Rebecka Lundgren, Caitlin Corneliess, Nicole E. Johns, Sneha Challa, Nicole Carter, Giovanna Lauro, Jay G. Silverman

“Married very young adolescent girls in Niger at greatest risk of lifetime male partner reproductive coercion and sexual violence” is an article published in PLoS ONE. The purpose of this analysis was to compare and contrast reproductive health (RH), gender equity attitudes, and intimate partner violence (IPV) among married very young adolescent (VYA) girls with married…
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