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When Men Change: A Promundo Film

Promundo

When Men Change tells the story of four men who changed the way they think about gender equality, sexual and reproductive health, and violence. In recent years, there has been increased interest in exploring how men can contribute to promoting gender equality and preventing violence against women and girls. As the evidence base grows, now…
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“She goes with me in my boat”: Child and Adolescent Marriage in Brazil

Alice Taylor, Giovanna Lauro, Marcio Segundo, Margaret Greene

Brazil – like the rest of Latin America – has been absent from many global discussions and actions around child and adolescent marriage, which largely focus on hotspot areas such as those in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The available evidence within the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, however, shows prevalence levels of child…
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“She goes with me in my boat”: Child and Adolescent Marriage in Brazil: Executive Summary

Alice Taylor, Giovanna Lauro, Marcio Segundo, Margaret Greene

Brazil – like the rest of Latin America – has been absent from many global discussions and actions around child and adolescent marriage, which largely focus on hotspot areas such as those in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The available evidence within the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region, however, shows prevalence levels of child…
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Engaging Men and Boys to End the Practice of Child Marriage

Margaret E. Greene, Stephanie Perlson, Alice Taylor, Giovanna Lauro

Engaging Men and Boys to End the Practice of Child Marriage explores how unequal gender norms uphold this practice and through program examples identifies the ways men and boys are helping to prevent child marriage and mitigate its consequences. Community norms around gender and age inequality, the low value of girls and women, and acceptance…
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Caring for Equality

Promundo, World Vision

Prenatal sex selection—choosing to continue or terminate a pregnancy based on the baby’s sex—is a blatant form of gender-based violence. This manual, developed by World Vision Armenia, Promundo, and MenCare, is designed to work with youth and couples in Armenia to critically examine, question, and transform the underlying social norms that contribute to this harmful…
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Understanding Young Men and Masculinities in the Balkans: Implications for Health, Development, and Peace

Gary Barker, Piotr Pawlak

This literature review examines the health behaviors and livelihood challenges faced by young men aged 15 to 25 in Southeastern Europe. It provides an analysis of gender equality, sexual and reproductive health, substance abuse and mental health, and experiences of violence among young men in the region, with a particular focus on Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia,…
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Kicking Little Rocks

Promundo

Kicking Little Rocks (“Chutando Pedrinhas,” in Portuguese) is a children’s book that addresses the relationship between a father and his daughter and how certain gender norms and expectations limit the daughter’s desires and dreams. Through dialogue and affection, the father and daughter deconstruct old concepts and build the foundations for an education based on equality…
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Em seu Lugar

Promundo

“In their place” is a tool that aims to shed light on the rights of youth, mainly in regard to their sexual and reproductive health. Aimed at professionals who work in education, health, and directly with adolescents, the manual tells the stories of six different characters, all teenagers, and enables participants to take the place…
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Promoting Healthy Relationships and HIV/STI Prevention for Young Men: Positive Findings from an Intervention Study in Brazil

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 evaluation…
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Sports and the Making of Men: Transforming Gender Norms on the Playing Field

Promundo, UNFPA, MenEngage, Sonke Gender Justice Network

This MenEngage-UNFPA advocacy brief explores ideas on how to transform sport – an important part of the lives of most boys and many men – to encourage gender equitable attitudes and behaviors, to end harmful forms of masculinity, and to transform masculinity in positive ways.