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…continue reading
This document summarizes results from the report, Hidden Violence: Preventing and responding to sexual exploitation and sexual abuse of adolescent boys: Case Studies and Directions for Action, prepared in 2012 by Promundo for the Oak Foundation. It introduces literature on the topic and international project experiences, including a case study and video clip produced in Nicaragua….continue reading
This systematic review is intended to investigate the effectiveness of interventions for preventing boys’ and young men’s use of sexual violence. It aims to explore the potential for intervening directly with boys and young men in community and school settings to address risk factors for sexual violence within diverse socio-cultural settings.
This report shows the results of the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) in Rwanda, including men’s perceptions about masculinity and gender-based violence (GBV). The study, conducted from January 2010 to June 2010, examined the roots of GBV in relation to perceptions about masculinity within Rwandan society.
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…continue reading
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.
This manual includes activities for working with adolescent and young men in the prevention of violence.
The first Global Symposium on Engaging Men and Boys in Achieving Gender Equality in 2009 brought together 439 researchers, activists, and practitioners from 77 countries to exchange experiences and forge collective actions for engaging men and boys in achieving gender equality and social justice. The report presents an overview of cross-cutting themes, lessons learned, research results,…continue reading
This manual is designed to inform and empower fathers, mothers, and caregivers of children to use positive discipline over corporal punishment. It contains educational activities to promote reflection on the use of physical and humiliating punishment against children.
Promundo and MenEngage Alliance with support from UNFPA produced this toolkit that addresses strategies and lessons learnt for engaging men and boys in diverse themes, such as sexual and reproductive health; maternal, newborn, and child health; fatherhood; HIV and AIDS; gender-based violence; advocacy and policy, as well as addressing issues around monitoring and evaluation of…continue reading