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Sensitization on Gender, Sexuality, and Health: Ideas and Experiences

Danielle Bittencourt, Vanessa Fonseca

In 2011 and 2012, Promundo conducted 68 awareness workshops on gender, sexuality, and health in 38 Brazilian cities. Aiming to promote the questioning of rigid gender norms and reflection on the influences of these norms on the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and youth, the workshops offered educational tools and promoted the exchange of experiences between…
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Bridges to Adulthood: Understanding the Lifelong Influence of Men’s Childhood Experiences of Violence

Manuel Contreras, Brian Heilman, Gary Barker, Ajay Singh, Ravi Verma, Joanna Bloomfield

This report explores the prevalence and nature of violence against children as well as its potential lifelong effects. Using IMAGES data from six countries (Brazil, Chile, Croatia, India, Mexico, and Rwanda), the report expands understanding of these issues by examining data from low- and middle-income countries, by analyzing men’s reports of experiencing and perpetrating violence,…
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Men who Care: A Multi-Country Qualitative Study of Men in Non-Traditional Caregiving Roles

Promundo, International Center for Research on Women

The study presents the results of life history interviews with more than 80 men in 5 countries — all carrying out caregiving in the home or as a profession. These interviews provide key insights on the challenges to men taking on more equitable caregiving, as well as on how to encourage more men to take…
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Masculinities and Gender Equality Policies: Reflections from the IMAGES Survey and Policy Review in Brazil, Chile, and Mexico

Gary Barker, Francisco Aguayo

This report presents results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in three countries in Latin America (Brazil, Chile, and Mexico), along with reflections and recommendations for creating gender equality policies that include men as active participants.

Engaging Men to Prevent Gender-Based Violence: A Multi-Country Intervention and Impact Evaluation Study

Promundo

This report is an impact evaluation of a multi-country project to engage men and boys in preventing violence against women and promoting gender equality. Implemented in India, Brazil, Chile, and Rwanda, with support from the United Nations Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women, the project activities in each country varied, but they all included educational…
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IMAGES Chile: Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey

Francisco Aguayo, Pablo Correa, Pablo Cristi

This report presents results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) conducted in Chile in 2011.

“Entre Nós”: Limites e possibilidades de ações educativas para a promoção da equidade de gênero em escolas do Rio de Janeiro e Salvador

Vanessa Fonseca, Christine Ricardo

This paper proposes a debate on the limits and possibilities of implementing projects aimed at promoting gender equity in schools, from the educational tools and their adaptations created for this purpose – Programs H and M.

Pais e Filhas: Uma experiência de envolvimento de pais de meninas na promoção da equidade de gênero e emporamento de suas filhas

Vanessa Fonseca, Christine Ricardo

This study examined how the dynamics of relationships between fathers and daughters influences the empowerment of girls, in order to raise awareness among parents about the challenges and opportunities that can arise from their relationship with their daughters.

Violence against young children: What does gender have to do with it?

Gary Barker, Marcos Nascimento

Despite a clear connection between violence against children and violence against women, the two issues are rarely considered together. In this article from the Bernard van Leer Foundation’s Early Childhood Matters, Gary Barker and Marcos Nascimento discuss results from their recent research in Brazil and from global survey data.

Young Men for the End of Violence: Manual for Facilitators

CulturaSalud

This manual includes activities for working with adolescent and young men in the prevention of violence.

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