This publication discusses the development, implementation, and results of Programs H and M. It was made possible with support from the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO).
“Once Upon a Boy” presents the story of a young man and the challenges he faces in growing up. During the video, the young man encounters machismo, family violence, homophobia, doubts regarding his sexuality, his first sexual experience, pregnancy, a sexually transmitted disease and fatherhood. The video guide contains tips for working with the video…continue reading
“Afraid of What” is a no-words cartoon video that invites viewers to reflect critically on how to eliminate homophobia and promote respect for sexual diversity. The video guide contains notes about the video, instructions for facilitators about how to use the video, and activities to stimulate discussion about the themes found in the video.
The Program M manual includes more than 30 activities to carry out group work with young women (ages 15 to 24) on gender identity, relationships, sexuality, reproductive health, motherhood and caregiving, drugs, work and preventing and living with HIV and AIDS.
Marcelo is a young man who, like most young people, has dreams, desires, and plans. His family, his friends, and the community in which he lives also have expectations for him. But Marcelo’s dreams and desires do not always match those expectations. What does Marcelo want? Both Marcelo and those around him seem to be…continue reading
Boys play football. Girls play with dolls. Boys should be tough. Girls should be sweet and always look nice. Once upon a girls tells the story of a girl who begins to question the “do’s and “don’ts” of the world around her and how they influence the way she thinks and acts. Touching on children’s…continue reading
This report presents the findings from the impact evaluation study of Yaari Dosti, the Indian adaptation of Program H.
Entre Nós (“Between Us”) is an innovative multi-media campaign to engage Brazilian youth in critical reflections on rigid ideas about gender and how they influence their lives and relationships. The campaign was developed and implemented by Promundo, a Brazilian NGO based in Rio de Janeiro, and a group of young women and men peer educators…continue reading
This report presents the results from the impact evaluation study of Program H with 780 young men (ages 14-25 years) from three low-income areas in Rio de Janeiro.
This guide serves to reinforce the benefits of working with young men and provides conceptual and practical information on how to design, implement and evaluate HIV prevention activities which incorporate a gender perspective and engage young men and relevant stakeholders.