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Promoting More Gender-equitable Norms and Behaviors Among Young Men as an HIV/AIDS Prevention Strategy
Sun, 04 Oct 2009 - 08:29 | Julie Pulerwitz, Horizons/PATH; Gary Barker, Marcio Segundo, and Marchos Nascimento, and Instituto PROMUNDO
There is growing evidence that HIV/STI and violence risk for both young men and young women is linked to early socialization that promotes certain gender roles. The Horizons Program and Instituto Promundo examined the effectiveness of interventions designed to improve young men's attitudes toward gender norms and to reduce HIV/STI risk.