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Personal and Collective Histories, Visions and Practices: A Quantitative Study of Men in Managua

Irela Solórzano, Sebastián Hernández, Kristina Vlahovicova, Douglas Mendoza, Olga Rocha Ulloa

This publication presents results from a study on masculinities and violence – inspired by IMAGES – carried out in Nicaragua, as part of a two-country research project promoting forms of nonviolent masculinities in Nicaragua and El Salvador.  The report addresses gender-related attitudes and behaviors of men and provides current and relevant information for designing community, multi-sectoral,…
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Masculinities and Violence Study in Nicaragua: Executive Summary

Irela Solórzano Prado, Rubén Reyes Jirón, Olga Rocha Ulloa, Sebastián Andrés Hernández Leiva, Douglas Ernesto Castro, Kristina Vlahovic

This publication presents the main findings from two studies on masculinities and violence – inspired by IMAGES – carried out in Managua, Nicaragua, as part of a two-country research project promoting forms of nonviolent masculinities in Nicaragua and El Salvador. The executive summary shares results from a quantitative study on men’s gender-related attitudes and behaviors…
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Gender-Transformative Bandebereho Couples’ Intervention to Promote Male Engagement in Reproductive and Maternal Health and Violence Prevention in Rwanda: Findings From a Randomized Controlled Trial

Kate Doyle, Ruti Levtov, Gary Barker, Gautam Bastian, Jeffrey Bingenheimer, Shamsi Kazimbaya, Anicet Nzabonimpa, Julie Pulerwitz, Felix Sayinzoga, Vandana Sharma, Dominick Shattuck

This research article, released in the journal PLOS ONE, covers an evaluation led by Promundo, together with the Rwanda Biomedical Center and Rwanda Men’s Resource Center. The recent multi-site study examines the impact of the Bandebereho gender-transformative couples’ intervention on behavioral and health-related outcomes influenced by gender norms and power dynamics in Rwanda, and strengthens existing evidence…
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International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES): Lebanon Summary

Ziad Mansour, Mary Deeb, Lina Brandt, Racha Said, Lina Torossian

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA) country report for Lebanon aims to understand gendered life experiences of men and women aged 18 to 59, including both Lebanese and Syrians residing in Lebanon. This summary document draws from the Lebanon country report as well as the regional report, Understanding…
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Understanding Masculinities: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Lebanon

Ziad Mansour, Mary Deeb, Lina Brandt, Racha Said, Lina Torossian

Gender relations in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have become a subject of heated debate. The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) MENA country report for Lebanon strives to understand gendered life experiences of both men and women aged 18 to 59. In light of the ongoing conflict in Syria and the…
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Young Men, Masculinity and Wellbeing

Martin Robb, Sandy Ruxton, David Bartlett

This report summarizes the findings of a qualitative research study exploring young men’s experiences of masculinity and wellbeing, undertaken as an Open University research project in association with Promundo in Autumn 2016. The Open University (UK) was contracted by Promundo to explore the attitudes and experiences of young men in the United Kingdom, using focus…
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“We Can Never Go Back to How Things Were Before”: A Qualitative Study on War, Masculinities, and Gender Relations with Lebanese and Syrian Refugee Men and Women

ABAAD, Promundo

This qualitative study aims to contribute to a greater understanding of how masculinities and gender relations in Lebanon are affected by the post-conflict setting and by the impact of conflict-related displacement. It was carried out as a partner study to the full report, Understanding Masculinities: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES)…
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Understanding Masculinities: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) – Middle East and North Africa

Promundo, UN Women

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) is the largest multi-country study of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa. Coordinated by Promundo and UN Women, in collaboration with local research partners, the report takes a never-before-seen look at what it means to be a man in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, and Palestine…
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Understanding Masculinities: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) – Middle East and North Africa: Executive Summary

Promundo, UN Women

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) is the largest multi-country study of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa. Coordinated by Promundo and UN Women, in collaboration with local research partners, the report takes a never-before-seen look at what it means to be a man in Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, and Palestine…
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Understanding Masculinities: An IMAGES MENA Film

Promundo, UN Women

These four men are championing gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). From Egypt to Lebanon, Morocco, and Palestine, their stories of being involved fathers, supporting women in business, and promoting gender equality more broadly challenge stereotypes of men in the region. For more stories, survey results, and what you can do…
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