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Engaging Men and Boys to End the Practice of Child Marriage

Margaret E. Greene, Stephanie Perlson, Alice Taylor, Giovanna Lauro

Engaging Men and Boys to End the Practice of Child Marriage explores how unequal gender norms uphold this practice and through program examples identifies the ways men and boys are helping to prevent child marriage and mitigate its consequences. Community norms around gender and age inequality, the low value of girls and women, and acceptance…
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Caring for Equality

Promundo, World Vision

Prenatal sex selection—choosing to continue or terminate a pregnancy based on the baby’s sex—is a blatant form of gender-based violence. This manual, developed by World Vision Armenia, Promundo, and MenCare, is designed to work with youth and couples in Armenia to critically examine, question, and transform the underlying social norms that contribute to this harmful…
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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 Exploitation: Soccer

Videos from the 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 Exploitation campaign here and here.

It’s Exploitation: The Club

Videos from the 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 Exploitation campaign here and here.

It’s Exploitation: Tourism

Videos from the 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 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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