men, masculinities and gender politics


Reetta Siukola

Men and Gender Equality: Towards Progressive Policies (2006, Helsinki, Finland)

This 212-page report is an outcome of an expert conference on gender equality under Finland’s Presidency , held in 2006 in Helsinki and focused on men and gender equality. The aim of the conference was to enhance the handling of issues related to men and gender equality as a part of the EU’s gender equality policy. A further aim was to boost the interest in treating men and gender equality as a separate theme in member states’ gender equality policies.

The report includes discussion of four themes:
men’s role in dismantling segregation in education and training,