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.
This report presents a multi-country review and analysis of policies to engage men in achieving gender equality and reducing gender disparities in health and social welfare. The policy reviews conducted by partners in Brazil, Chile, India, Mexico, and South Africa, with brief summaries on Norway and Tanzania, form the basis for the report.
This report presents an analysis of public policies related to the promotion of gender equity in Brazil, and explores how these policies do or do not contemplate masculinities and the engagement of men.
This report presents initial results from the application of IMAGES (International Men and Gender Equality Survey) with men and women (18-59 years old) in Rio de Janeiro.
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.
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 article describes the development and psychometric evaluation of a twenty-four-item scale to measure attitudes toward gender norms among young men: the Gender-Equitable Men (GEM) Scale. Scale items on gender norms related to sexual and reproductive health, sexual relations, violence, domestic work, and homophobia are designed. Items are based on previous qualitative work in the…continue reading
This article presents the findings from a consultation process that Promundo carried out with children 5 to 12 years old in Rio de Janeiro on the issue of physical and humiliating punishment.
A report aimed at providing an overview and analysis of men’s participation as fathers in the Latin American and Caribbean region. This literature review contains theoretical and empirical considerations on: the role of men in families and on the role of men in child development and well-being; policy and program experiences influencing men’s participation as…continue reading