men, masculinities and gender politics

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Conference: Engaging Men in Building Gender Equality (Wollongong, Australia, November 28-30, 2012)

The Centre for Research on Men and Masculinities (CROMM) is hosting a two-day conference titled Engaging Men in Building Gender Equality. The conference focuses on and seeks to advance efforts to address men’s roles in building gender equality.
The conference promises to be an exciting and engaging event. It will address such fields as men’s violence against women, parenting, sexual and reproductive health, and HIV/AIDS. There will be presentations by key researchers, advocates, educators, and others. The conference will include assessments and evaluations of efforts to engage men in building gender equality, discussions of the politics and problems of these fields, and direct training for advocates and educators.
Participants will include researchers, advocates, educators, professionals, and others from universities, governments, local and international organisations, and community agencies.
The conference will be held on November 28-30 2012, on the campus of the University of Wollongong. The event will commence with a social event on the evening of Wednesday 28th, with the conference sessions then running over the Thursday 29th and Friday 30th.
You are most welcome to participate in and present at the conference.  Please see http://www.uow.edu.au/arts/research/cromm/workshops/UOW134355.html for details regarding presentations and registration.