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What is the relation between masculinity perceptions and gender-based violence committed by men towards women?

How do men see their male role in relation to partners and women? How do women see the role of males in society?

What aspects in Rwandese society may fuel negative masculine perceptions that justify violence against women?

Aim: Improve understanding on masculinity issues, and design strategies that tackle GBV and promote gender equality in Rwanda with a positive involvement of men.

Click here to view the entire Study on Masculinity and GBV in Rwanda.

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  • Men are naturally loving, caring and sensitive; and may practice compassion and non-violence.

  • Powerful men do not need to hurt or blame others.

  • Men of quality do not fear equality.

  • There are non-violent, non-abusive, and non-controlling means of solving problems and conflicts.

Quotes on Gender

  • “A state that does not educate and train women is like a man who only trains his right arm.” ― Jostein Gaarder, Sophie's World

  • “If women are expected to do the same work as men, we must teach them the same things.” ― Plato, The Republic

  • “In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.” ― Margaret Thatcher