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State of the World’s Fathers: Time for Action

Caregiving and unpaid care work are at the heart of any discussion of the state of the world’s fathers, and at the heart of gender inequality. For all the attention paid to unpaid care work, however, in no country in the world do men’s contributions to unpaid care work equal women’s. …

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The economic and social benefits of gender-equal homes

It is impossible to talk about women’s economic empowerment or gender equality in the workplace without also talking about how responsibilities are shared at home. Investing in Women’s survey of urban millennials in the Philippines, Vietnam, and Indonesia found that most women, regardless of their employment status, take on the …

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Masculinities And Gender-Based Violence In South Africa

A Study Of A Masculinities-Focused Intervention Programme South Africa as a country experiences extremely high rates of violence and gender-based violence (GBV). A wide range of interventions have been implemented as a means to respond to these, including legislative changes from government, and women-focused reactive interventions which act as support …

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Sexual Politics in Muslim Societies

Sexuality, rights and Islam—individually each of these words has a rich history, unstable and contested, but profoundly productive. Taken together, however, they signal an extraordinarily charged dynamic in the world today. Whether it is Daesh circulating footage of its executions of gay men in the name of purifying their “caliphate”, …

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10 Things Men Can do to Prevent Gender Violence

Approach gender violence as a MEN’s issue, not just a woman’s issue. Realize it can involve men of all ages, races, and socioeconomic levels. Realize men can be empowered bystanders and confront abusive peers. If someone you know is abusing his female partner – or is disrespectful or abusive to …

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Revenge Porn: Same Old Sexism, New Medium

The Internet can be a hostile place—a survey by Rad Campaign, Lincoln Park Strategies and Craig Newman found that 47 percent of Americans under 35 have been abused online—but it’s more overwhelmingly so for women, who made up 57 percent of those Americans. One respondent said men she turned down …

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A Journey of Transformation

The Story of Transformation is a mini documentary film that captures the portrait of a family’s journey in East Lampung that practices an equal relation within the household. This film depicts the character of Sulaiman, a father and a husband who works as a cassava seller and his wife, Indah …

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The Role of Men and Boys in Achieving Gender Equality

Equality between women and men is recognized as a principle in international law, articulated in many United Nations documents from the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights onwards. The idea that men and boys might have a specific role in realizing this principle has only been articulated recently. Issues about …

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The Truth About Men, Boys and Sex

Involving men and boys in sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and HIV programmes is critical: for their own benefit, that of women and girls, and for enhancing gender equality. This publication combines facts and figures, contributions from international experts and illustrative case studies to highlight the needs and rights of …

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