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Founded in 1997, Promundo is an internationally recognized NGO working nationally in Brazil and globally in the area of gender equality and violence prevention. Promundo's base of operations is Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where it carries out community-based work to engage men and boys in gender equality; to prevent violence, particularly in post-conflict situations; to reduce homophobia; and to empower and achieve the rights of women and girls. Promundo also serves as global co-Chair and Latin American coordinator of the MenEngage Alliance, a global network of NGOs and UN agencies working to engage men and boys in gender equality.
Promundo-US, established as a separate legal entity, opened its office in Washington, DC in 2011. Promundo-US coordinates technical assistance outside of Brazil, carries out advocacy globally, supports Promundo activities and fundraising in Brazil, and coordinates the global MenCare Campaign. For more information, see www.promundo.org.br