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Risk Factors for Men’s Lifetime Perpetration of Physical Violence against Intimate Partners: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Eight Countries

Paul J. Fleming, Jennifer McCleary-Sills, Matthew Morton, Ruti Levtov, Brian Heilman, Gary Barker

Using data from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), this paper examines men’s lifetime physical intimate partner violence (IPV) perpetration across eight low- and middle-income countries, to better understand key risk factors that interventions can target in order to promote gender equality and reduce IPV.

Working with Men and Boys to Prevent Gender-based Violence: Principles, Lessons Learned, and Ways Forward

Dean Peacock, Gary Barker

This article examines the rationale for working with men and boys for gender equality; describes key findings from multi-country studies – including IMAGES – about the relationship between notions of masculinities and men’s gender-related practices; documents key principles guiding much gender equality work with men and boys; identifies emerging strategies and proposes key next steps to…
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Kicking Little Rocks

Promundo

Kicking Little Rocks (“Chutando Pedrinhas,” in Portuguese) is a children’s book that addresses the relationship between a father and his daughter and how certain gender norms and expectations limit the daughter’s desires and dreams. Through dialogue and affection, the father and daughter deconstruct old concepts and build the foundations for an education based on equality…
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It’s Not ‘Just Having Fun,’ It’s Exploitation: Soccer

Videos from the “It’s Not ‘Just Having Fun,’ It’s Exploitation” campaign raise awareness about the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents. These films, situated on a soccer field, are in Portuguese and have both English and Spanish subtitles. Watch more films from the “It’s Not ‘Just Having Fun,’ It’s Exploitation” campaign here and here.

It’s Not ‘Just Having Fun,’ It’s Exploitation: The Club

Videos from the “It’s Not ‘Just Having Fun,’ It’s Exploitation” campaign raise awareness about the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents. These films, situated in a nightclub, are in Portuguese and have both English and Spanish subtitles. Watch more films from the “It’s Not ‘Just Having Fun,’ It’s Exploitation” campaign here and here.

It’s Not ‘Just Having Fun,’ It’s Exploitation: Tourism

Videos from the “It’s Not ‘Just Having Fun,’ It’s Exploitation” campaign raise awareness about the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents. These films, focused on tourists, are in Portuguese and have both English and Spanish subtitles. Watch more films from the “It’s Not ‘Just Having Fun,’ It’s Exploitation” campaign here and here.

The Making of Sexual Violence: How Does a Boy Grow Up to Commit Rape?

Brian Heilman, Luciana Hebert, Nastasia Paul-Gera

This report presents an overview of five study sites of the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), presents findings related to men’s self-reported perpetration of sexual violence, investigates seven domains of possible influences on men’s sexual violence perpetration and provides actionable lessons and recommendations. The International Center for Research on Women conducted this analysis…
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Guide for Responsible Fans

Promundo

Promundo’s Guide for Responsible Fans, created for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, is a booklet for football fans on preventing the commercial sexual exploitation of children and adolescents. It includes an exclusive interview with former Brazilian football player Jorginho about the sexual exploitation of youth, information on commercial sexual exploitation and how to prevent and report it,…
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Promoting Healthy Relationships and HIV/STI Prevention for Young Men: Positive Findings from an Intervention Study in Brazil

Promundo

Certain male gender norms, or social expectations about how men should behave, have been shown to promote HIV risk and related behaviors, such as partner violence. There is growing evidence of the importance and success of engaging men and explicitly addressing gender dynamics in HIV/AIDS and violence prevention initiatives. This report highlights results from an evaluation…
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Sexual Violence in Conflict and Post-Conflict: Engaging Men and Boys

Promundo, UNFPA, MenEngage, Sonke Gender Justice

This MenEngage-UNFPA advocacy brief explores how to engage men and boys in preventing and responding to sexual violence in conflict and post-conflict settings. Both the prevention of such violence and the quality of responses when it has occurred will be greatly enhanced by understanding men’s varied relations to this violence and by engaging men at…
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