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Engaging Men in Unpaid Care Work: An Advocacy Brief for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

Promundo-US, UNFPA

Unpaid care work is one of the key drivers of women’s inequality. In Eastern Europe, it is also an element in continuing low fertility as the prospect of having to shoulder most of the unpaid care forces women to choose between having children and having a career. Over the past 10 years, new data on…
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Men in Serbia: Changes, Resistance and Challenges

Marina Hughson

Men in Serbia: Changes, Resistance and Challenges addresses key issues in the field of men and gender equality, including partner relations, the dynamics of family relationships, and key health and gender-related attitudes and behaviors of men. This report provides survey findings using the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) methodology which was developed by Promundo…
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Masculinity Today: Men’s Attitudes to Gender Stereotypes and Violence Against Women

UNFPA Ukraine

To fill the gaps in the data on men’s behavioral practices and attitudes related to gender equality and violence, UNFPA Ukraine launched a survey – based on the approaches of Promundo’s International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMАGES) – adjusted to the socio-cultural context in Ukraine. The survey topics covered men’s experiences in childhood and…
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The Bullying Crisis: Drivers and Consequences Among Young Men in the US: Executive Summary

Taveeshi Gupta, Brian Heilman

Building on prior research by Promundo-US and Axe, Unilever’s leading male grooming brand, The Bullying Crisis: Drivers and Consequences Among Young Men in the US explores how young men use, experience, witness, and intervene to stop multiple forms of physical, social, and online bullying using a nationally representative sample in the United States. In addition, this report…
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The Bullying Crisis: Drivers and Consequences Among Young Men in the US

Taveeshi Gupta, Brian Heilman

The Bullying Crisis: Drivers and Consequences Among Young Men in the US report builds on prior research by Promundo-US and Axe, Unilever’s leading male grooming brand, in The Man Box report. In line with a burgeoning field of bullying research, this new study explores how young men use, experience, witness, and intervene to stop multiple forms of physical, social,…
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Helping Dads Care

Promundo, Dove Men+Care

Promundo and Dove Men+Care partnered to carry out a pioneering study, surveying over 1,700 men and women aged 25 to 45 in the United States, on what keeps fathers from taking parental leave and being the fully involved caregivers they want to be. The results – released in the Helping Dads Care report – confirm first and foremost…
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Engendering Healthy Masculinities to Prevent Sexual Violence: Rationale for and Design of the Manhood 2.0 Trial

Kaleab Abebe, Kelley Jones, Alison Culyba, Nayck Feliz, Heather Anderson, Irving Torres, Sarah Zelazny, Patricia Bamwine, Adwoa Boateng, Benjamin Cirba, Autumn Detchon, Danielle Devine, Zoe Feinstein, Justin Macak, Michael Massof, Summer Miller-Walfish, Sarah Elizabeth Morrow, Paul Mulbah, Zabi Mulwa, Taylor Paglisotti, Lisa Ripper, Katie Ports, Jennifer Matjasko, Aapta Garg, Jane Kato-Wallace, Julie Pulerwitz, Elizabeth Miller

Violence against women and girls is an important global health concern, and many organizations highlight engaging men and boys in preventing violence as a potentially impactful public health prevention strategy. Adapted from an international setting for use in the United States, Manhood 2.0 is a gender-transformative program that involves challenging harmful gender and sexuality norms…
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When They Call You an “Exemplary Man”: A Qualitative Study on Masculinities That Challenge Machismo

Puntos de Encuentro, Centro Bartolomé de las Casas, Promundo

Funded by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Puntos de Encuentro (Nicaragua) collaborated with Centro Bartolomé de las Casas (El Salvador) and Promundo (United States) to conduct a series of studies to explore and describe the drivers of and barriers to nonviolent masculine identities in Nicaragua and El Salvador. As part of that effort, this…
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Manhood 2.0: A Curriculum Promoting a Gender-Equitable Future of Manhood

Promundo-US, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Manhood 2.0 is a gender-transformative curriculum developed by Promundo and the University of Pittsburgh to engage young men aged 15 to 24 in reflecting on the impacts of harmful gender norms, specifically those surrounding issues such as teen pregnancy prevention, dating violence and sexual assault, and the bullying of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer…
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Personal and Collective Histories, Visions and Practices: A Quantitative Study of Men in Managua

Irela Solórzano, Sebastián Hernández, Kristina Vlahovicova, Douglas Mendoza, Olga Rocha Ulloa

This publication presents results from a study on masculinities and violence – inspired by IMAGES – carried out in Nicaragua, as part of a two-country research project promoting forms of nonviolent masculinities in Nicaragua and El Salvador.  The report addresses gender-related attitudes and behaviors of men and provides current and relevant information for designing community, multi-sectoral,…
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