Published January, 2007

Engaging Men and Boys in Changing Gender-Based Inequity in Health: Evidence from Programme Interventions, World Health Organization (2007)

This document presents examples of innovative approaches for engaging men and boys in changing gender-based health inequity and summarizes the evidence on the effectiveness of these approaches to date. The review analyzed data from 58 evaluation studies (identified via an Internet search, key informants, and colleague organizations) of interventions with men and boys in: sexual and reproductive health, including HIV prevention, treatment, care and support; fatherhood; gender-based violence; maternal, newborn, and child health; and gender socialization. The publication includes some results of programs in this area and suggestions for future efforts.