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Organizing Men to Stop Men’s Violence Against Women: A five-step guide (1 p.) 28 Jun 2016

Here is a handy guide to five key steps in organising men to stop violence against women.

Men's health and illness: Key academic readings 25 Jun 2016

There is now an excellent academic literature on men's health and illness, the links between men's health and the social construction of masculinity, and related issues. Here, we have gathered some of the key academic overviews of this area.

Videos on men and masculinities, sexualities, violence prevention, etc 22 Jun 2016

There are great videos out there which provide powerful, engaging, and/or humourous discussion of men and masculinities, men’s roles in feminism, sexualities, men’s roles in ending violence against women, and related issues. Here are some of the best ones. Additions and revisions are welcome.

Compiled by Michael Flood

CFP: Adolescent and Young Adult Male Health 22 Jun 2016

Adolescent and Young Adult Male Health: Call for Papers/Submissions

We are soliciting manuscripts to be featured in a sponsored supplement to the Journal of Adolescent Health focused on Adolescent and Young Adult Male Health. The goal of this supplement is to highlight and promote rigorous research on current issues of broad interest to health professionals who are focused on clinical care, public health, health policy, and preventive interventions in adolescent and young adult males.

Topics of special interest may include but are not limited to:

Feminism is not a sex aid for men 20 Jun 2016

As a child of the early 90’s, internet porn grew up alongside me. Most American homes had dial-up modems on my thirteenth birthday; by the time I left high school, we were all but completely wireless. Pornhub and Xtube didn’t exist in 2005, yet they were two of the ten most popular websites on the planet on the day I turned eighteen.

CFP: VI Coloquio Internacional sobre Hombres y Masculinidades, Brazil, 2017 20 Jun 2016

The VI Coloquio Internacional sobre Hombres y Masculinidades [International Colloquium on Men and Masculinities] will take place in Recife, Brazil, in April 2017. The official languages are Portuguese and Spanish. Please share with your network. Visit www.masculinidades.org.

Building Male Involvement in SRHR: A basic model for Male Involvement in Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (2012) 18 Jun 2016

What are the best practices to promote men’s involvement in SRH while simultaneously promoting gender equality? Published by Sonke Gender Justice Network, this report argues that engaging men in SRH and gender equality can lead to better SRH outcomes for men and women, and prevent reinforcing male power over reproductive and sexual decision-making. A conceptual model that can be used for programming, monitoring and evaluation to engage men in SRH and gender equality including men as clients, partners and agents of positive change is provided.

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