"It is good that they train the leaders of the organizations, because in this way we are transmitting information to the population, especially to young women, who are always the most vulnerable...".
Community agent in the municipality of Cobija.
"Whenever we give educational talks, the participants ask us if we can coordinate other talks, they always ask us for our cell phone numbers, the girls come to us to ask us for more information...".
"Thanks to the information we receive from them (community agents in Riberalta), the women know their rights, they know that they cannot be mistreated or forced to have sex, even if they are their boyfriends....",
President of District II
Municipality of Riberalta.
Seven networks of masculinities were formed in different departments of Bolivia that recognize that men are important actors in strengthening the exercise and promotion of SRHR and work to prevent violence against women.
Production and broadcasting of the television program SAPIENS, which opens the way to the understanding and reflection of hegemonic masculinities and their deconstruction, with the purpose of contributing to the struggle for equality and the exercise of the DSDR, which is not possible without the full participation of all women and men.
More than 700 students of the Higher Technical School of Police Sciences and 3000 men trained and sensitized in new masculinities, recognize that gender issues must also be worked on by men, intervening in the reproduction of structural violence that is developed by the mandates of masculinity.
"We have to change our thinking, because men and women have the same rights and we should not be so sexist and domineering. We have to understand women and lead our lives in peace".
"I believe that this concept that men should be tough today with this workshop we believe and we must have that condition to change for the good of all mankind".
"I believe that masculinities is a way of coexisting with people, but respecting each other and it doesn't matter if we are men or women. The idea is that we have a society where we can live free of prejudice and free of stereotypes.
A line of communication was implemented that summons and involves society, based on reflection, to generate possible changes of attitude from personal questioning and the change of social norms.
17,545 people informed through 347 posts on Ipas Bolivia's social networks in one year, helping to democratize information about DSDR and debunk the myths surrounding it.
17 publications produced and distributed, between 2014 and 2019, with relevant information, scientific research and socialization of DSDR and sexual violence, contributing to the academic field, civil society organizations and citizenship in general.
Generation of favorable public opinion towards the exercise of Sexual and Reproductive Rights, mainly of women and girls, through the production and dissemination of printed and digital communication materials.