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Monday, March 23, 2015

Caring for Equality: Ending Prenatal Sex Selection in Armenia

Prenatal sex selection is a blatant form of gender-based violence. In Armenia, inequalities that contribute to this practice often persist in the home. To prevent this harmful practice and to promote greater gender equality, World Vision Armenia, Promundo, and MenCare recently launched a manual to work with youth and couples to critically examine and transform underlying social norms that contribute to prenatal sex selection.




Friday, March 20, 2015

A New Approach to a Longstanding Concern: Inspiring a Young Generation to Eliminate Gender-Based Violence

MenCare+ Indonesia coordinator Rutgers WPF recently launched the campaign "Generasi Jagoan Tanpa Kekerasan," or "Generation of Young Men Without Violence." Generasi Jagoan educates young men ages 15-24 on the issues of masculinity, gender inequality, and gender-based violence.




Wednesday, March 18, 2015

MenCare Bulgaria's "Fathers' Week" promotes involved, nonviolent fatherhood

A consortium of 10 NGOs that work with children, parents, and educational and social institutions in Bulgaria held "Fathers' Week" in November 2014, as part of MenCare Bulgaria's national "Being a Father" campaign.




Monday, March 09, 2015

Join us on Thursday for a CSW59 MenCare+ Parallel Event on Achieving Gender Equality by Engaging Men

This MenCare+ CSW parallel event will focus on the root causes of gender inequality and will showcase opportunities for achieving gender equality through engaging men. We will share the impact that our work with men has had in four countries across three continents: South Africa, Rwanda, Indonesia, and Brazil.




Friday, March 06, 2015

Celebrating International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day, celebrated annually on March 8, provides an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of women in our lives – and around the world – while calling for greater gender equality.




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