YMI’s Post-War Machismo: Be a Man Film Wins MY HERO- Ron Kovic Peace Prize!

We are excited to announce that the Young Men Initiative’s film Post-War Machismo: Be a Man was selected as the 2016 winner of the Ron Kovic Peace Prize in the The MY HERO International Film Festival! Congratulations YMI! Ron Kovic and his team selected the film because they felt it best promotes peace and non-violence in a short film. “I selected this film because it is moving beyond violence towards peace and love. Post-War Machismo: Be a Man is a powerful aspiring testament to peace and non-violence in this world.” -Ron Kovic



Vote for YMI’s Post-war Machismo: Be a Man Film!

Vote for the Young Men Initiative’s documentary Post-war Machismo: Be a Man, It’s one of the 2016 finalists for the Conscious Good Humanitarian Film Festival in support of the UN and is based on youth and gender work with young men in the Balkans. Voting is open now through August 22. Share with your networks including social media!


In keeping with the UN’s goals for World Humanitarian Day, these films represent global stories that exemplify good, compassion and empathy for all people, especially the most vulnerable. We’re proud of the work CARE is doing to change harmful attitudes in youth in the Western Balkans around gender and violence!