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For the End of Sexual Exploitation: What Can Men Do?

Vanessa do Nascimento Fonseca, Marcos Nascimento, Bruno Pizzi

This manual contains educational activities to engage adolescent boys ages 10-14 years in critical discussions on topics of gender, sexuality, violence and the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents.

Once Upon a Family

Once Upon a Family is a no-words cartoon video which presents the story of a family and the everyday challenges that parents, care-takers and guardians confront in raising and educating children. The video is an innovative and entertaining tool for promoting critical reflections on children’s rights and the prevention of physical and humiliating punishment against…
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Young people work to promote gender equality in Brazil (Entre Nós)

Christine Ricardo, Vanessa Fonseca

Entre Nós (“Between Us”) is an innovative multi-media campaign to engage Brazilian youth in critical reflections on rigid ideas about gender and how they influence their lives and relationships. The campaign was developed and implemented by Promundo, a Brazilian NGO based in Rio de Janeiro, and a group of young women and men peer educators…
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Measuring Attitudes toward Gender Norms among Young Men in Brazil: Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the GEM Scale

Julie Pulerwitz, Gary Barker

This article describes the development and psychometric evaluation of a twenty-four-item scale to measure attitudes toward gender norms among young men: the Gender-Equitable Men (GEM) Scale. Scale items on gender norms related to sexual and reproductive health, sexual relations, violence, domestic work, and homophobia are designed. Items are based on previous qualitative work in the…
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Engaging Men in HIV and AIDS at the Service Delivery Level: A Manual for Service Providers

The ACQUIRE Project/EngenderHealth, Promundo

This is a training manual for service providers working with men. The sessions in the manual teach participants to challenge the bias against engaging men in reproductive health and HIV services at the facility level. The sessions also identify ways to improve the quality of services for male clients and explore ways to market services…
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Needs Assessment Package for Male Engagement Programming

The ACQUIRE Project/EngenderHealth, Promundo

This package is designed for use by individuals, organizations and donors interested in carrying out a needs assessment to identify gaps in male engagement programming related to HIV and AIDS prevention, care, treatment and support in order to develop relevant and effective programs and/or policies for engaging men in HIV and AIDS. It forms part…
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Engaging Boys and Men in Gender Transformation: The Group Education Manual

The ACQUIRE Project/EngenderHealth, Promundo

This is an educational manual for working with men to question non-equitable views about masculinity and develop more positive attitudes to prevent unhealthy behaviors that put them and their partners and families at risk. It can also be used to train facilitators who will implement workshop activities with groups of men. It forms part of…
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Consulta com Crianças sobre Castigo Fisico

Simone Gomes, Marianna Olinger, Isadora Garcia

This article presents the findings from a consultation process that Promundo carried out with children 5 to 12 years old in Rio de Janeiro on the issue of physical and humiliating punishment.

Men’s Participation as Fathers in the Latin American and Caribbean Region: A Critical Literature Review with Policy Considerations

Gary Barker, Fabio Verani

A report aimed at providing an overview and analysis of men’s participation as fathers in the Latin American and Caribbean region. This literature review contains theoretical and empirical considerations on: the role of men in families and on the role of men in child development and well-being; policy and program experiences influencing men’s participation as…
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Engaging Men at the Community Level

The ACQUIRE Project/EngenderHealth, Promundo

This is a manual to help participants develop activities at a community level to create a supportive environment for work related to male engagement and HIV and AIDS. It forms part of the “Engaging Men and Boys in HIV and AIDS Prevention, Care and Support” package developed during a partnership project between Promundo and EngenderHealth,…
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