Introductory Guide, Training Guide and Implementation Guide to Preventing VAW/G by Engaging Men through Accountable Practice (EMAP)

EMAP is a one-year primary prevention intervention developed for humanitarian settings, created by the International Rescue Committee for. It provides staff in humanitarian settings with an evidence-based curriculum and field-tested approach for engaging men in transformative individual behaviour change, guided by the voices of women. The EMAP framework, Accountable Practice, provides a method and structure for honouring women’s leadership and developing male engagement in a way that improves, rather than endangers, the lives of women and girls in conflict-affected settings.

Living Peace Groups Implementation Manual and Final Project Report: GBV Prevention and Social Restoration in the DRC and Burundi

This manual provides the resources and tools for organizations and practitioners in post-conflict settings based on work conducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burundi to sustainably engage men in gender-based violence prevention through Living Peace groups. The methodology is based on good practices with male social group-therapy programs and gender-transformative group educational programs developed by Promundo.

Program HMD: A Toolkit for Action

The Program HMD toolkit for action presents a shorter version of the approach contained in Promundo’s Programs H and M. This toolkit seeks to make the model accessible by providing learning activities and case studies for discussion, with the aim of increasing the number of teachers, facilitators, youth workers, coaches, and health workers who can become gender equality activists – engaging young people to achieve lives free of inequalities, discrimination, and violence, and with full access to and knowledge about sexual health and other health services. 

Breakaway Video Game for Boys

Breakaway is a free online video game co-produced by UNFPA launched during the World Cup in South Africa as part of the UN Secretary-General's UNITE Campaign to reach out to boys aged 8-11 with the aim of changing gender dynamics. The video can be a helpful resource for teaching purposes to introduce concepts of gender.

SASA! Activist Kit and Documentary

SASA! is a community mobilisation intervention developed in Uganda to prevent VAW and HIV/AIDS. SASA! is an evidenced-based methodology that takes a gender relational approach by working at multiple social levels with a range of stakeholders. The approach moves beyond having a focus only on individual relationships, which has shown to impact the wider community rather than being limited to individual participants. The SASA! website provides various strategy, learning and advocacy resources.

Regional Curriculum on Transforming Masculinities towards Gender Justice

This curriculum is a capacity development resource to support members of the Regional Learning Community for East and Southeast Asia and other practitioners to challenge and transform patriarchal masculinities, more effectively promote gender equality and human rights and prevent violence. The report consists of eight chapters that present various themes related to masculinities and gender justice and provides learning activities that can be used in workshop settings. 

Engaging with Boys and Men to Address GBV and Masculinities: A Training Module

This training guide from Rozan, a Pakistan-based NGO, is designed for use by facilitators and programme planners who seek to engage young men in issues around gender-based violence and masculinities. It is designed as a 15 session series that can be run with groups of 10-25 men in community settings. The overall objectives are to help participants understand the structural influences in the constructions of masculinities and recognise its impact on issues such as health, gender roles and relationships. 

A More Equal Future: A MenCare Manual to Engage Fathers to Prevent Child Marriage in India

This manual has the aim of providing a safe and constructive space for men, their partners and daughters to critically reflect on the deeply imbedded cultural and gender norms that devaluate girls and hinder men’s participation as involved fathers. The manual was developed as part of a collaboration between World Vision and Promundo in response to the harmful norms and practices that underpin child marriage in India. 

Engaging Boys and Men in GBV prevention and Reproductive Health in Conflict and Emergency Response Settings. A Workshop Module

This module is intended to build the skills of participants working to engage boys and men in gender-based violence prevention and reproductive health in conflict and other emergency-response settings. One outcome is to be able to identify action steps to integrate male-engagement activities into participants’ current programmatic work plans.

Working with Men and Boys: Gender and Sexual & Reproductive Health Manual

This is a manual for those working with men and boys on issues of gender and health including sexual and reproductive health, and more specifically on increasing access to safe and stigma free abortion services. It consists of five chapters designed for the facilitator to pick out the topics that are needed. The manual is developed to be used in workshop settings and also as a facilitation guide aimed at building the capacity of individuals and organisations to address specific sexual and reproductive health issues with men and boys. 


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