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It’s About Time: The Case for Parental Leave

MenCare

True gender equality won’t be reached until men are taking on 50% of the childcare and domestic work. Hear from children how paid, equal, non-transferable leave for all parents can benefit us all. Learn more about the MenCare Parental Leave Platform here.

Men, Masculinities and Climate Change: A Discussion Paper

Promundo, MenEngage Alliance, Men for Gender Equality-Sweden, Sonke Gender Justice, ANNA National Center for the Prevention of Violence

Men, Masculinities and Climate Change: A Discussion Paper aims to establish a rationale for understanding boys’ and men’s multiple roles in climate change by conducting an analysis of masculinities (characteristics associated with what it means to be a man) in patriarchal systems that play a contributing role in perpetuating climate change and by presenting key…
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EMERGE Framing Paper: Reframing Men and Boys in Policy for Gender Equality

Jerker Edström, Thea Shahrokh

Engendering Men: Evidence on Routes to Gender Equality (EMERGE) is a two-year project to build an open repository of accessible evidence and lessons for working with men and boys for gender equality. This paper draws on learning from the EMERGE project to set out the case for a new conceptual framing of men and boys in…
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EMERGE Practice Brief: Lessons in Good Practice from Work with Men and Boys for Gender Equality

Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Promundo-US, Sonke Gender Justice

Engendering Men: Evidence on Routes to Gender Equality (EMERGE) is a two-year project to build an open repository of accessible evidence and lessons for working with men and boys for gender equality. Useful for those designing and implementing projects, programs, and other initiatives to work with men and boys for gender equality, this practice brief addresses:…
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EMERGE Policy Brief: Reframing Men and Boys in Policy for Gender Equality

Institute of Development Studies (IDS), Promundo-US, Sonke Gender Justice

Engendering Men: Evidence on Routes to Gender Equality (EMERGE) is a two-year project to build an open repository of accessible evidence and lessons for working with men and boys for gender equality. This policy brief draws implications for policy from the learning in the project, making the case for reframing policy on gender equality in…
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Adolescent Boys and Young Men: Engaging Them as Supporters of Gender Equality and Health and Understanding their Vulnerabilities

Promundo, UNFPA

This report highlights the importance of engaging adolescent boys and young men in sexual and reproductive health and rights and in gender equality. It reviews current research on boys’ and young men’s specific risks and realities – and the implications for women and girls – in relation to their general health status, violence, sexuality and…
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Engendering Men: Evidence Review

Promundo-US, Sonke Gender Justice, Institute of Development Studies

This evidence report, produced as part of the EMERGE project, critically assesses trends and shifts in engaging men and boys for gender equality over the past 20 years. It explores successful policies and programs and implications for best practice, as well as future directions for promoting men’s and boys’ support for gender equality, across a…
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Annual Report 2014

Promundo

In 2014, Promundo’s partnerships reached more than 20 countries and involved new sectors, including engaging men as allies in gender equality in agricultural development and in maternal, newborn, and child health, as well as in engaging men as allies in ending child marriage and sexual exploitation, in supporting early childhood development, and in peace and…
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Why Men’s Caregiving Matters for Young Children: Lessons from the MenCare Campaign

Gary Barker

After years of focusing overwhelmingly on the mother–child dyad, child development as a field has “discovered” fathers. In the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s Early Childhood Matters, Promundo’s International Director Gary Barker breaks down the MenCare campaign’s leading research on engaging fathers and its advocacy around public policy and practice. Read the full June 2015 issue…
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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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