Masculinities and Male Trauma: Making the Connections

Slegh, Masculinities and male trauma 2022 - Cover

Apart from what it means in their own lives, men’s exposure to violence, trauma and adversity are key risk factors for men’s self-inflicted harm and their use of violence against others. Equimundo’s report, Making the Connections: Masculinities and Male Trauma, highlights the role masculinities play in boys and men’s ability to cope with their impact. The report also details the effects rigid masculine norms have on informal and formal support systems for mental health and well-being among boys and men, with implications for women, girls, and all of us.

Download the report here.

Through its Making the Connections series, Equimundo examines how gender norms, power dynamics, and attitudes around manhood influence boys and men with implications for the well-being of all.

To see other Equimundo Making the Connections reports, go here.