Resources

Type

Description

Area

Region

Preview

The Cost of the Man Box: A study on the economic impacts of harmful masculine stereotypes in the United Kingdom

Promundo-US

The Cost of the Man Box: A study on the economic impacts of harmful masculine stereotypes in the United Kingdom, a new report from Promundo and AXE, Unilever’s leading male grooming brand, reveals that “man up” stereotypes – and the harmful behaviors they lead to – cost the United Kingdom over $3.8 billion each year. The Man Box study…
continue reading

The Cost of the Man Box: A study on the economic impacts of harmful masculine stereotypes in Mexico

Promundo-US

The Cost of the Man Box: A study on the economic impacts of harmful masculine stereotypes in Mexico, a new report from Promundo and AXE, Unilever’s leading male grooming brand, reveals that “man up” stereotypes – and the harmful behaviors they lead to – cost Mexico over $1.4 billion each year. The Man Box study in 2017 highlighted…
continue reading

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…
continue reading

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….
continue reading

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…
continue reading

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…
continue reading

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…
continue reading

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…
continue reading

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…
continue reading

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.

How This Site Uses Cookies

We use first and third party cookies to help give you the best experience of our website. By continuing to use this site, you agree to the use of these cookies and other identifiers on your device to enhance site navigation, analyze site usage, and assist in our marketing efforts as described in our Privacy Policy.

AcceptMore Information