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. Gender Based Violence
    In DRC, Ending Sexual Violence in Conflict and at Home

    By Nina Ford, Communications Associate, Promundo. Women and girls in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have experienced devastating effects…

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    Men Change When We Change the World Around Them

    What works to engage men in achieving gender equality? This question has gained ground – and attention – in recent years,…

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    To Empower Women and Girls, Engage Men and Boys

    “When there is mutual respect among young men and women, they are looking at a bright future without violence, unwanted…