Founded in Brazil in 1997, Promundo works to promote gender equality and create a world free from violence by engaging men and boys in partnership with women and girls. Promundo is a global consortium with members in the United States, Brazil, Portugal, and Democratic Republic of the Congo that collaborate to achieve this mission by conducting cutting-edge research that builds the knowledge base on masculinities and gender equality; developing, evaluating, and scaling up high-impact gender-transformative interventions and programs; and carrying out national and international campaigns and advocacy initiatives to prevent violence and promote gender justice. For more information, see:

  1. Health
    What do Men have to do with Women’s Reproductive Rights?

    We need men around the world, from the heads of foreign assistance, to health policymakers, to male partners and husbands…

  2. Development
    State of the World’s Fathers Report Launched

    On 9 June 2017 - just ahead of Father’s Day in many countries - Promundo launched the State of the…

  3. Rights
    Young Women May Be Driving Gender Equality in the Middle East and North Africa

    Post written by Alexa Hassink, Senior Communications and Advocacy Officer, Promundo The Middle East and North Africa often makes the news,…

  4. Uncategorized
    The Truth About Adolescent Boys

    What do we know about boys? A new publication by Promundo and UNFPA highlights the importance of engaging young men…

  5. Uncategorized
    Convincing “The Other Half” – Men

    In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, Promundo talked to Nikki van der Gaag about the importance of bringing…

  6. SRHR
    Sexuality, Gender Equality, and the Arab Region

    In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8, Promundo talked to Shereen El Feki about sexuality and gender in…