Engendering Men: A Collaborative Review of Evidence on Men and Boys in Social Change and Gender Equality

Posted on November 10, 2015 at 11:18 am

This evidence review is part of a two year project that attempts to answer the question, ‘what works best when it comes to engaging men and boys for gender equality?’ Trends, shifts, related social norms, and structures over the past ...

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Exhibition ‘Becoming Fathers – Reproductive Journeys in Malawi’

Posted on September 26, 2015 at 6:45 am

Listening to the experiences of individual men and respecting their diversity and difference is crucial to understanding the context of reproductive health issues. From July 2015, a digital exhibition ‘Becoming fathers’ on Malawian men is available online. This exhibition on ...

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UN set to change the world with new development goals – The Lancet

Posted on September 24, 2015 at 6:06 am

This report from the Lancet gives a good summary of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including arguments pro and con. The report also provides clarity on how the Health sector can engage with the SDGs and potential opportunities and threats.  Author: John ...

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Video: He Wears Nail Polish Because He’s a Good Father

Posted on September 23, 2015 at 7:31 am

“There’s no boy color or girl color.” When it comes to his getting his nails painted, gender stereotypes aren’t even a concern for him, because it’s about being a good father and role model for his daughter. A video by ...

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Indicators for a Transformative, High-Impact & People-Centred 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Leading Options for Global, Thematic, Regional and/or National Levels

Posted on August 18, 2015 at 6:33 am

Developed by High-Level Task Force for the ICPD. The indicators proposed in this document represent transformative and strategic options for Member States – both policy decision-makers and statisticians – to consider as they develop this key foundation of the new Agenda’s ...

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STATE OF THE WORLD’S FATHERS: A MenCare Advocacy Publication 2015

Posted on June 17, 2015 at 6:53 am

This first ever State of the World’s Fathers report brings together key international research findings along with program and policy examples related to men’s participation in caregiving; in sexual and reproductive health and rights; in maternal, newborn, and child health; ...

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Brief, Sexuality-related communication: Recommendations for a public health approach

Posted on May 29, 2015 at 6:44 am

Both research and consultations over the last decades have identified sexuality-related communication as an issue that requires urgent attention. While clients would like their health-care providers to discuss sexual health concerns, health workers lack the necessary training and knowledge to ...

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Smart Investments for Financing the Post-2015 Development Agenda – ICPD

Posted on January 20, 2015 at 9:14 am

The cost of funding the Post-2015 Development Agenda is estimated to be trillions of dollars a year.1 While this magnitude may seem dizzying, especially for low-income countries with over-stretched public budgets and donor countries facing economic uncertainties, the financial resources ...

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Pathways to Genderequitable Men: Findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey in Eight Countries

Posted on December 5, 2014 at 6:52 am

This article presents findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES), one of the most comprehensive efforts of its kind to gather data on men’s attitudes and practices related to gender equality in eight low- and middle-income countries: ...

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Men’s Attitudes on Gender Equality and Their Contraceptive Use in Uttar Pradesh India

Posted on August 19, 2014 at 9:36 am

The Reproductive Health journal recently published an article entitled “Men’s attitudes on gender equality and their contraceptive use in Uttar Pradesh India” by Anurag Mishra et al. The article uses baseline data collected by the Measurement, Learning & Evaluation (MLE) ...

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