Instituto Promundo

Description The program encourages young people to question traditional gender norms, aiming to promote gender equitable behaviors and attitudes among youth. It seeks to contribute to their sexual and reproductive health, to prevent gender violence and to reduce the violent behaviors, particularly among young men.

Program H focuses on gender equity promotion among young men and has already been replicated in more than 20 countries.The program was proved to have positive impact on the prevention of gender violence and the reduction of youth vulnerability to sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS.

Program M motivates young women to assume more autonomy in different spheres of their lives through reflexions on gender norms, rights and women empowerment. Program D seeks to promote respect for sexual diversity and to reduce homophobia among young men.

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Related Person Gary Barker, Executive Director
Contact Rua México, 31 / 1502
Rio de Janeiro  20031-144
Phone: +55 (21) 2544-3114
Fax: +55 (21) 2544-3114
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Focus: Gender, Health, Brazil, India, Tanzania, Americas, Asia, Africa

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