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Key Promundo Publications Focused on the United States

Promundo-US

The #MeToo movement sparked a cultural shift through which harassment and violence will no longer be relegated to silence. However, sexual harassment and assault remain pervasive, and the topic, as well as what drives it, are not new. To create lasting change for our generation and the next, we need to commit to working together toward more…
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So, You Want To Be A Male Ally For Gender Equality? (And You Should): Results from a National Survey, and a Few Things You Should Know

Promundo-US

This research brief presents nationally representative survey data and focus group discussions in the United States on male allyship for gender equality. Results from the study provide guidance for workplaces seeking to create cultures of respect, equality, and inclusivity and for men seeking to better understand what women want and need from them as allies…
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Young Men’s Transition to Adulthood: Relationship Formation and Marriage in Maradi, Niger

The OASIS Initiative at the University of California, Berkeley, Promundo-US

This qualitative ethnographic study provides critical insights to better understand influences and mechanisms behind young men’s and women’s marriage formation in the Maradi region of Niger. The formative research was conducted by The OASIS Initiative’s Center of Excellence in Women’s Health and Empowerment at the Université Abdou Moumouni in Niamey and is co-published with Promundo-US….
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Child Marriage, Fertility, and Family Planning in Niger: Results From a Study Inspired by the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES)

Esther Spindler (Independent Consultant), Promundo-US, The OASIS Initiative at the University of California, Berkeley, Center on Gender Equity and Health at the University of California, San Diego

This mixed-methods study in Niger – inspired by the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) – offers critical insight into the motivations, attitudes, and behaviors of married adolescent girls and their husbands related to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). Promundo-US produced this study in collaboration with The OASIS Initiative, a project of…
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Child Marriage, Fertility, and Family Planning in Niger: Results From a Study Inspired by the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES): Executive Summary

Esther Spindler (Independent Consultant), Promundo-US, The OASIS Initiative at the University of California, Berkeley, Center on Gender Equity and Health at the University of California, San Diego

This mixed-methods study in Niger – inspired by the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) – offers critical insight into the motivations, attitudes, and behaviors of married adolescent girls and their husbands related to sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR). Promundo-US produced this study in collaboration with The OASIS Initiative, a project of…
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Program D

Salud y Género, Promundo, ECOS, Instituto Papai, World Education

Program D was developed based on evaluations of the Program H and M manuals, which demonstrated effectiveness in transforming harmful norms around gender and sexuality among young men and women, and highlighted sexual diversity as an area for further programming. The Program D toolkit promotes respect for sexual diversity by inviting youth to reflect on…
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Getting Men to Care: Social Norms and Men’s Participation in Unpaid Care Work

Promundo

In November, 2018, Promundo convened a group of global and regional experts for a two-day meeting to discuss the role of social norm change in achieving equality in care work. The convening was funded by Advancing Learning and Innovation on Gender Norms (ALIGN), an initiative led by the Overseas Development Institute (ODI). Under the heading Getting…
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Youth and the Field of Countering Violent Extremism

Marc Sommers

Although most youth are peaceful, the overwhelming majority of people who become violent extremists are youth — and most are male youth. The lack of clarity about the fraction of youth populations vulnerable to violent extremism makes the practice of countering or preventing entrance into a violent extremist organization (VEO) an exceptionally challenging endeavor. The…
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Youth and the Field of Countering Violent Extremism: Executive Summary

Marc Sommers

Although most youth are peaceful, the overwhelming majority of people who become violent extremists are youth — and most are male youth. The lack of clarity about the fraction of youth populations vulnerable to violent extremism makes the practice of countering or preventing entrance into a violent extremist organization (VEO) an exceptionally challenging endeavor. The…
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Reflections on Gender, Patriarchy, and Peace: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Afghanistan

Gereš, N., Heilman, B., Hashimi, S. I., Kakar, R., Kelberg, M., Hakobyan, L., El Feki, S., and Barker, G

This report has been temporarily removed at the request of UN Women.

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