Sports for Development
Das, M., Verma, R., Ghosh, S., Ciaravino, S., Jones, K., O'Connor, B. et al. (2014) Community mentors as coaches: transforming gender norms through cricket among adolescent males in urban India Gender & Development, 23, 61-75

Addressing violence against women and girls (VAWG) through male team sport may be a promising strategy for addressing interpersonal violence and gender norms transformation in urban communities. Parivartan, a violence prevention program in a large slum community in Mumbai, India,  works with men and boys to reduce violence and promote gender-equitable attitudes and beliefs via membership of a cricket team and mentoring from coaches. This article discusses findings from an evaluation of the program.

DOI: 10.1080/13552074.2015.1013675
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