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Family Practices and Child Participation: An Exploratory Study in Latin America and the Caribbean

Promundo

This report presents an exploratory study conducted in six countries in Latin America and the Caribbean about child-rearing practices and child participation.

JovEMovimento – Youth for the End of Violence

Simone Gomes, Gabriela Aguiar, Marianna Olinger, Marcio Segundo

This report explores how young people perceive problems of violence in the Brazilian cities of Rio de Janeiro, Recife, Ceilândia and Chapecó.

Promoting More Gender-Equitable Norms and Behaviors Among Young Men as an HIV/AIDS Prevention Strategy

Julie Pulerwitz, Marcio Segundo, Marcos Nascimento, Gary Barker

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.

Early Childhood in Brazil: General overview and current issues

Gabriela Aguiar, Marco Segundo, Marcos Nascimento, Gary Barker

This report offers an overview of early childhood in Brazil, focusing on examples of good practices and obstacles in taking them to scale.

A Toolkit for Action: Young Men and HIV Prevention

UNFPA, Promundo

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.

A Primeira Infância no Brasil – Criança dá Trabalho

Gabriela Aguiar, Gary Barker, Marcos Nascimento, Marcio Segundo

In Brazil there are 23,141,413 children under 6 years old. This paper addresses issues relating to early childhood in Brazil, the laws that protect and promote the children’s rights in this age group and the situation in which this part of the population is in different contexts – for example, with respect to education and…
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It’s not easy!

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…
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From Communities at Risk to Communities with Potential

Promundo, CIESPI

This publication describes the project Strengthening Community and Family-Based Supports for Children and Adolescents (Bases de Apoio Project), which was implemented in three low-income commmunities in Rio de Janeiro.

How do we know if men have changed? Promoting and measuring attitude change with young men: lessons from Program H in Latin America

Gary Barker, Marcos Nascimento, Márcio Segundo, Julie Pulerwitz

This article presents findings from the Gender-Equitable Men (GEM) Scale and lessons from Program H in Latin America. It concludes that, given the short timescale of many interventions with young men, it is often unrealistic to expect changes in behavior, and difficult to measure such change. The GEM Scale thus provides a potentially more sensitive…
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Men, Gender-based Violence and Sexual and Reproductive Health

Promundo, Instituto Noos

This report presents results from a qualitative and quantitative study with men (15-60 years old) in Rio de Janeiro on gender-based violence and sexual and reproductive health. The study was one of the first in Brazil that looked at men, gender and violence.

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