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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Evolving Men: Initial Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 10:12 am

The Men and Gender Equality Policy Project (MGEPP), led by Instituto Promundo and the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), is a multi-year, multi-country effort to build the evidence base on how to change public institutions and policies to ...

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Gender relations, sexual and gender-based violence and the effects of conflict on women and men in North Kivu. Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 9:41 am

The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES) was conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2012 by Promundo, Sonke Gender Justice and the Institut Supérieur du Lac, with a focus on understanding men’s practices and attitudes related ...

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Global pathways to men’s caregiving: Mixed methods findings from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey and the Men Who Care study

Posted on August 14, 2014 at 9:38 am

Promoting men’s participation in unpaid care work is part of the Programme of Action for the International Conference on Population and Development. However, men’s involvement in care work does not mirror the advances women have made in paid work outside ...

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