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International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) Background and Key Findings

Promundo, ICRW

This report presents background information and key findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), the most comprehensive survey carried out to date on men’s attitudes and practices on a wide variety of topics related to gender equality – as well as women’s opinions and reports of their own experiences.

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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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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A Study of Gender, Masculinities and Reintegration of Former Combatants in Rwanda: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES)

Henny Slegh, Angela Jansen, Gary Barker, Kate Doyle

This report presents results from IMAGES conducted in the Mutobo Demobilization and Reintegration Center in Rwanda by Promundo and partners during October 2013 and January 2014.

Global pathways to men’s caregiving: Mixed methods findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey and the Men Who Care study

Jane Kato-Wallace, Gary Barker, Marci Eads, Ruti Levtov

This mixed method study explores which men are more involved in caregiving, and what childhood and adulthood factors influence their level of involvement. This is an Author’s Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Global Public Health: An International Journal for Research, Policy and Practice, 2014, copyright Taylor & Francis.

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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Gender Relations, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and the Effects of Conflict on Women and Men in North Kivu, Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES)

Promundo, Sonke Gender Justice

This report presents the complete results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) conducted by Promundo, Sonke Gender Justice, and Institut Supérieur du Lac in Goma, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Gender Relations, Sexual Violence and the Effects of Conflict on Women and Men in North Kivu, Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo: Preliminary Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES)

Promundo, Sonke Gender Justice

This report presents the preliminary results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Understanding Men’s Violence Against Women: Findings from the IMAGES Survey in Brazil, Chile and Mexico

Gary Barker, Francisco Aguayo, Pablo Correa

This publication features specific data from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) on violence against women in three countries in the Latin American region: Brazil, Chile and Mexico. It complements the report “Masculinidades y Políticas de Equidad de Género: Reflexiones a partir de la Encuesta IMAGES y una revisión de políticas en Brasil,…
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Men, Gender Equality and Gender Relations in Mali: Findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey

Henny Slegh, Gary Barker, Maimouna Toliver, Aliou Bah, Mamadou Keita

This report provides a summary of key findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Mali.