This report presents a multi-country review and analysis of policies to engage men in achieving gender equality and reducing gender disparities in health and social welfare. The policy reviews conducted by partners in Brazil, Chile, India, Mexico, and South Africa, with brief summaries on Norway and Tanzania, form the basis for the report.
Marcelo is a young man who, like most young people, has dreams, desires, and plans. His family, his friends, and the community in which he lives also have expectations for him. But Marcelo’s dreams and desires do not always match those expectations. What does Marcelo want? Both Marcelo and those around him seem to be…continue reading
Boys play football. Girls play with dolls. Boys should be tough. Girls should be sweet and always look nice. Once upon a girls tells the story of a girl who begins to question the “do’s and “don’ts” of the world around her and how they influence the way she thinks and acts. Touching on children’s…continue reading
This report presents an analysis of public policies related to the promotion of gender equity in Brazil, and explores how these policies do or do not contemplate masculinities and the engagement of men.
This article describes a review of 58 evaluation studies of programmes with men and boys in sexual and reproductive health (including HIV prevention, treatment, care and support); father involvement; gender-based violence; maternal, newborn and child health; and gender socialisation more broadly.
This report presents the findings from the impact evaluation study of Yaari Dosti, the Indian adaptation of Program H.
This paper is one of the ﬁrst products of National Council on Gender which shows that addressing gender norms is the key to improving reproductive health outcomes for young women and men. The Institute Promundo, along with other organizations, collaborated to produce this document and participates in the Council.
During 2007 – 2008, Promundo made notable progress in the dissemination and replication of its methodologies while receiving both national and international recognition. Three specific advocacy efforts by the instituition and its partners gained national recognition: the launching of a national campaign by president Lula to engage men in the elimination of violence against women;…continue reading
This report presents initial results from the application of IMAGES (International Men and Gender Equality Survey) with men and women (18-59 years old) in Rio de Janeiro.
This paper explores possible linkages between masculinities and different forms of sexual exploitation and sexual violence. Specifically, it seeks to answer the question: How do prevailing norms and views of manhood, or masculinities, contribute to some men’s use of sexual violence, and the “demand-side” of sexual exploitation?