“Así no iré a la cárcel”: Segundo año del programa adaptado de PROMUNDO para erradicar la violencia sexista

Translated title of the contribution: “So I Won’t Go to Jail”: Year Two of a PROMUNDO-Adapted Program to Eradicate Gender-Based Violence

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Abstract

This paper presents evaluation results of a PROMUNDO-adapted program enacted to reduce gender-biased violence among preadolescent boys. It is a follow-up to an earlier, pilot study of the program curriculum. Outcomes that are examined include promoting critical thinking regarding masculinity, aggression, and violence; fostering skills necessary for effective communication, prosocial emotional expression, and non-violent conflict resolution. While quantitative findings in this small sample do not indicate statistically significant results, qualitative analyses indicate that participants were better equipped to express their emotions, particularly anger, and to resolve conflict in non-violent ways that may slow the school-to-prison pipeline — which the participating boys were at-risk of entering.

Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)85-105
Number of pages21
JournalMasculinities and Social Change
Volume9
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2020

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Keywords

  • Early intervention
  • Gender beliefs
  • Gender-based violence
  • PROMUNDO
  • School-to-prison pipeline
  • Violence prevention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Gender Studies

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