Dean Peacock is Senior Advisor for Rights and Advocacy at Promundo, a Brazilian-based NGO working globally to engage men and boys to end violence against women and promote gender equality. Previously, he was the Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of Sonke Gender Justice, an international NGO headquartered in South Africa and working regionally and globally to prevent gender-based violence and reduce the spread and impact of HIV and AIDS. Peacock is also the co-founder and former co-chair of the Global MenEngage Alliance. He is an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Cape Town and has contributed articles on gender equality, health and human rights to major news outlets and academic journals. Peacock has participated to a number of U.N. expert group meetings on gender-based violence prevention and serves on the jury of the International Gender Equality Prize.