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CFP: Special issue on Men, Masculinities, and Violence, Graduate Journal of Social Science 22 Jun 2015

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Special issue on Men, Masculinities, and Violence
Graduate Journal of Social Science

State of the World's Fathers 17 Jun 2015

Involved fatherhood is critical to gender equality and child development, reveals world’s first global fatherhood report
 
Gender equality requires a revolution in the lives of men and boys, and achieving this requires urgent policy changes, MenCare-authored report argues in worldwide launch
 

Review of Ireland's national men's health policy 02 Jun 2015

Ireland was the first country in the world to adopt a national men’s health policy (followed by Australia and Brazil). Given the relatively recent emergence of ‘men’s health’ as an important public health issue, the Irish government’s recognition of the need to address it at the strategic policy level was clearly a very far-sighted and significant step and has been widely recognised as such.

Engaging men in preventing men’s violence against women: Practical guides and manuals 01 Jun 2015

How can we effectively engage men in preventing men’s violence against women? How can we mobilise their commitment and activism? The following guides and manuals provide useful guidance on the practicalities of this work. See below for PDF copies of each. Also see further below for other resources.

Support with participatory action research on men's involvement in sexual, reproductive and maternal health? 14 May 2015

CARE Uganda is looking for someone who can support them with participatory action research related to men's involvement in sexual, reproductive and maternal health.

Increasing Engagement of Men and Boys for Gender Equality 12 May 2015

Development cooperation has an increasing focus on gender equality with the aim to improve women and girl’s disadvantaged position and status.
The focus is mostly on women and girls as target groups, while gender mainstreaming is the commonly used strategy. What is often missing is the inter-relational lens of gender analysis; attention is confined to one sex. It ignores men and boys’ situation and their influence on and relations with women and girls.

Masculinities and the women, peace and security agenda: strengthening or watering down? 12 May 2015

Last week’s International Conference on Masculinities was the latest in a string of international events on engaging men and boys for gender equality.

CFP: Queer and non-normative masculinities 12 May 2015

Writing from Below calls for submissions for a special themed issue on queer and non-normative masculinities - the diversity of masculinities, the disruption of traditional hegemonic heterosexual masculinity, the masculine written and rewritten from below.

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