Promundo and MenEngage Alliance, with support from UNFPA, produced this toolkit that addresses strategies and lessons learnt for engaging men and boys in diverse themes such as sexual and reproductive health, maternal, newborn and child health, fatherhood, HIV and AIDS, gender-based violence, advocacy and policy, as well as addressing issues around monitoring and evaluation of this work. It includes tools and activities from organisations and programs from around the world that can be adapted and utilised by other organisations.
Tools and guides
The One Man Can Campaign encourages men to become actively involved in advocating gender equality, preventing gender-based violence and responding to HIV and AIDS. This action toolkit provides a range of resources including strategy recommendations, workshop activities and fact sheets for NGO’s or other organizations to support their work in engaging men to take action, strengthening community mobilization and conducting public awareness to change harmful gender norms.
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. More information about the campaign can be found here: http://breakawaygame.champlain.edu and here: http://www.unfpa.org/news/breaking-away-interactive-electronic-game-brings-gender-issues-play.
A facilitators guide in English, French, Spanish or Portuguese is available via this link: http://www.breakawaygame.com/info.php?lang=EN.
The actual game is available here: http://www.breakawaygame.com/play.php?lang=EN.
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. It consists of three separate manuals: an introductory guide, a training guide and an implementation guide, all available in English and French.