Boys and Men as Partners for Advancing Gender Equality Infographic

Promundo-US, Women Deliver, Dove Men+Care

Women Deliver, Promundo, and Dove Men+Care have developed a joint infographic outlining the benefits of engaging boys and men as partners in advancing gender equality. The infographic highlights global research and evidence on how boys and men can influence gender norms – ranging from taking paternity leave, to becoming more involved in domestic care and…
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The Pilot of Program P-ECD in Lebanon: Evaluation Results and Lessons Learned

Abby Fried, Kristina Vlahovicova

This brief provides a description of Program P-Early Childhood Development (ECD): a program designed to promote active, involved parenting; as well as key evaluation findings, implementation challenges, lessons learned, and considerations for future adaptations.  This brief summarizes the implementation and evaluation of the first pilot of an ECD adaptation of the Program P couple’s intervention,…
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Key Programs Publications

This documents shares key Program publications for the following themes: Fatherhood and Caregiving, Youth and Equality, Economic Justice, Conflict and Security, and Diversity and Inclusion.

Promoting men’s engagement as equitable, non-violent fathers and caregivers in children’s early lives: Programmatic reflections and recommendations

Melanie Swan, Kate Doyle, Rudy Broers

“Promoting men’s engagement as equitable, non-violent fathers and caregivers in children’s early lives: Programmatic reflections and recommendations” is an article published in The International Journal of Birth and Parent Education. While men’s engagement in early childhood development is gaining policy momentum, operationalization of these objectives will require consideration of the various barriers and obstacles that…
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Annual Report 2018


In 2018, we launched the Promundo Workplace Advisors, which provides experienced, thorough, research-based solutions for workplace innovation, growth, inclusivity, and employee satisfaction by engaging men as part of the solution to advance gender equality By 2018, the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) or IMAGES-inspired studies have been conducted in 41 countries worldwide, reaching…
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A Long Way to Go: An Analysis of the Proposed Engagement of Men and Boys in 13 Country Implementation and Action Plans

Christopher Hook, Karen Hardee, Tim Shand, Margaret E. Greene

The world has set ambitious goals related to reproductive health and family planning, including to reach an additional 120 million women and girls with contraception by 2020 and achieve universal access to reproductive health and family planning by 2030. The focus of these goals is women and girls, yet realizing these ambitions requires including men….
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Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to family planning and gender equity among husbands of adolescent girls in Niger

Paul J. Fleming, Holly Shakya, Madeline Farron, Mohamad I Brooks, Giovanna Lauro, Ruti G. Levtov, Sabrina C. Boyce, Sani Aliou, Jay G. Silverman

“Knowledge, attitudes, and practices related to family planning and gender equity among husbands of adolescent girls in Niger” is an article published in the Global Public Health journal, which stems from Promundo, The OASIS Initiative, and Center on Gender Equity and Health at the University of California, San Diego’s Child Marriage, Fertility, and Family Planning in Niger: Results…
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Applying a Masculinities Lens to the Gendered Impacts of Social Safety Nets

Abby Fried, Ruti Levtov, Kate Doyle, Gary Barker, Jeni Klugman, Meagan Dooley

Social protection systems are highlighted in the UN’s Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development as an important tool to reduce poverty. Different forms of social safety net programs (SSNs), like cash transfers, in-kind food aid or public work programs are rapidly becoming cornerstones in many national poverty reduction strategies and international development programs. In-depth gender-relational analysis…
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State of Nordic Fathers

Carl Cederström

Fatherhood norms have changed considerably in the Nordic countries over the past decades. The sight of a father pushing his baby in a pram is no longer rare, and parental leave is no longer for mothers only. Yet parental leave is still not shared equally, despite parents having the right. Nordic fathers only use 10-30…
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Becoming a Father: Join us in Making the MenCare Commitment

Becoming a father is a life-changing experience. Eighty-five percent of fathers tell us they’d do anything to be very involved in caring for their new child, but there is no country where men are doing an equal share of the child care and housework. Watch this film to find out what’s keeping us from reaching…
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