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 manual contains educational activities to engage adolescent boys ages 10-14 years in critical discussions on topics of gender, sexuality, violence and the sexual exploitation of children and adolescents.
Once Upon a Family is a no-words cartoon video which presents the story of a family and the everyday challenges that parents, care-takers and guardians confront in raising and educating children. The video is an innovative and entertaining tool for promoting critical reflections on children’s rights and the prevention of physical and humiliating punishment against…continue reading
This is a training manual for service providers working with men. The sessions in the manual teach participants to challenge the bias against engaging men in reproductive health and HIV services at the facility level. The sessions also identify ways to improve the quality of services for male clients and explore ways to market services…continue reading
This package is designed for use by individuals, organizations and donors interested in carrying out a needs assessment to identify gaps in male engagement programming related to HIV and AIDS prevention, care, treatment and support in order to develop relevant and effective programs and/or policies for engaging men in HIV and AIDS. It forms part…continue reading
This is an educational manual for working with men to question non-equitable views about masculinity and develop more positive attitudes to prevent unhealthy behaviors that put them and their partners and families at risk. It can also be used to train facilitators who will implement workshop activities with groups of men. It forms part of…continue reading
This is a manual to help participants develop activities at a community level to create a supportive environment for work related to male engagement and HIV and AIDS. It forms part of the “Engaging Men and Boys in HIV and AIDS Prevention, Care and Support” package developed during a partnership project between Promundo and EngenderHealth,…continue reading
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.
Once Upon a Boy is a no-words cartoon video that tells the story of a boy and his experiences growing up, including peer pressure, his first sexual relationship, his first job, and becoming a father. The video is designed to engage young men, educators, and health professionals in critical reflections about rigid models of masculinities…continue reading
Pedro no longer has a steady job and the fact that he now earns less than his wife, Kelly, makes him feel humiliated and upset. One day, after suffering through constant conflicts and stress, Pedro almost slaps his wife. At that precise moment, he has a vision of a boy which makes him rethink his…continue reading