[16days_discussion] [WorkingWithBoysandMen] Fw: Fwd: New at ICRW -
Engaging Men and Boys
rkarkara at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 19 10:58:56 EDT 2009
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From: ICRW <rmanix at icrw.org>
Subject: New at ICRW
To: rkarkara at unicef.org
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Here's what is new at ICRW:
Engaging Men and Boys
Research shows that working with men and boys to promote positive
gender attitudes can help reduce violence and empower women. ICRW and
its partners implement promising programs across the globe that
demonstrate how to engage men and boys in preventing violence.
ICRW to Congress: Men and Boys Essential to
Reducing Violence against Women
International efforts to
reduce violence against women must engage men and boys, ICRW's Gary
Barker told Congressional staff at a
ICRW's Asia Regional Office is currently working on an innovative
program to develop and evaluate culturally appropriate, health
facility-based interventions to promote primary prevention of HIV and
other STIs among married men and women in Mumbai.
Menis a global photography
exhibition promoting healthy gender attitudes, positive role models and gender
equality. The exhibit is presented by Hope Exhibits and can be viewed online.
Photo Rio de Janeiro, Brazil / Naomi Onaga / courtesy of Hope
Count the Costs of Violence
Economic, health and social costs of violence against women are largely undocumented and unrecognized by
policy-makers. ICRW with support from UNFPA, undertook a three-country study to
estimate the costs of violence. This groundbreaking work adds a new dimension to the growing body of
evidence that calls for urgent action to end violence against women.
Connect to ICRW's Work
Subscribe to ICRW's YouTube channel
Subscribe to our RSS (real simple syndicated) feed
Become a "Fan" of ICRW on Facebook
ICRW Jobs at a Glance
* Senior Gender and Agriculture Specialist
For a complete list of employment opportunities at ICRW, please visit our Jobs at ICRW Web page.
Please help ICRW
women around the world through your tax-deductible gift.
mission is to empower women, advance gender equality and fight poverty
in the developing world. To accomplish this, ICRW works with
partners to conduct empirical research, build capacity and advocate for
evidence-based, practical ways to change policies and
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