Masculinity and Gender Based Violence in Rwanda: Experiences and Perceptions of Men and Women

This report presents the results of a nation-wide study of experiences and perceptions of men and women regarding masculinity and GBV in Rwanda, which was implemented by RWAMREC. The study was conducted from January 2010 to June 2010. The quantitative part of the study included a national household survey among 1311 women and 2301 men. Qualitative data were obtained by five focus group discussions ten in-depth interviews. The following research question has been studied: What is the relation between perceptions of masculinity and the problem of GBV committed by men towards women?

Institutional Sponsors: Rwanda MenEngage Network, RWAMREC, ICRW, and UNDP


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