Adolescent Boys & Young Men: Engaging Them as Supporters of Gender Equality & Health & Understanding their Vulnerabilities

Author: 
Publish Date: 
2016
Media Type: 
Category: 

This report highlights the importance of engaging adolescent boys and young men in efforts for gender equality and sexual/reproductive health and rights, reviewing current research and concrete strategies for working with adolescent boys to promote equity and prevent gender-based violence.

This publication from Promundo and UNFPA reviews current research on boys’ and young men’s specific risks and realities – and the implications for women and girls – in relation to their general health status, violence, sexuality and sexual and reproductive health, media violence, sexual exploitation, and other vulnerabilities.

The report also discusses concrete ways to work with adolescent boys and young men on sexual and reproductive health services, comprehensive sexuality education, fatherhood and caregiving, and the elimination of violence against women and girls. It offers specific examples of successful initiatives and programs focused on engaging boys and men.

Access this report on Promundo's website.

Create Account

Create an account to save and submit your own prevention resources. Begin here.

Recent News

Friday, 17 September 2021
Webinar Announcement 2:00-3:30pm Eastern / 1:00-2:30pm Central / 12:00-1:30pm Mountain / 11:00am-12:30pm Pacific At the conclusion of the Sexual Violence Prevention During COVID-19: Adapting in an Ever-Changing Landscape series, join PreventConnect and NSVRC for this web conference where participants will reflect on key learnings from earlier web conferences in this series and explore ways to transform those learnings into action despite an ever-changing COVID-19 landscape
Wednesday, 29 September 2021
Webinar Announcement 2:00-3:30pm Eastern / 1:00-2:30pm Central / 12:00-1:30pm Mountain / 11:00am-12:30pm Pacific Join PreventConnect for a web conference conversation with Jennifer Hirsch and Shamus Khan, authors of Sexual Citizens: A Landmark Study of Sex, Power, and Assault on Campus. They will discuss what their campus research found, the implications for prevention, and what campus preventionists and others on campuses can do to go beyond education to create protective environments for students.

Notice of Federal Funding and Federal Disclaimer: This website is funded through Grant #90EV0410-03 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau, Family Violence Prevention and Services Program [which incorporates funding provided by the National Center on Injury Prevention and Control/Center for Disease Control and Prevention (NCIPC/CDC)]. Neither the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor any of its components operate, control, are responsible for, or necessarily endorse this website including, without limitation, its content, technical infrastructure, and policies, and any services or tools provided.

Subscribe to the PreventIPV newsletter