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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.

Pathways to Gender-Equitable Men: Findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey in Eight Countries

Ruti Galia Levtov, Gary Barker, Manuel Contreras-Urbina, Brian Heilman, Ravi Verma

This article presents findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), one of the most comprehensive efforts of its kind to gather data on men’s attitudes and practices related to gender equality in eight low- and middle-income countries: Brazil, Chile, Mexico, India, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Rwanda. It…
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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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Promundo

“In their place” is a tool that aims to shed light on the rights of youth, mainly in regard to their sexual and reproductive health. Aimed at professionals who work in education, health, and directly with adolescents, the manual tells the stories of six different characters, all teenagers, and enables participants to take the place…
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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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