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Gender equality will not be achieved without engaging with the roles of men and masculinities in day-to-day gender dynamics or in systemic patriarchal inequities. This is important because:
Evidence and lessons on male engagement in change for gender equality.
Work on Masculinities and Transition in Egypt, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Turkey.
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BRIDGE work on involving men and boys.
Although traditional definitions of men’s roles as breadwinners and providers are changing, caregiving and domestic work still remain inequitably and overwhelmingly placed on the shoulders of women.
Explore recent trends and shifts in social, economic and political factors that influence men's other health attitudes and behaviours including mental health, non-communicable diseases and risk taking behaviours.
The Men, Masculinities and HIV project, part of the SIDA funded Gender, Power and Sexuality (GPS) programme aims to influence norms and institutions at global and local levels to more effectively tackle the challenge of achieving gender equality, and particularly looking at the role of men in this process.
Evidence on recent trends in work and poverty amongst men and women, how policy and institutions have mediated these changes, the role of men and boys in economic empowerment strategies, and what may work for transforming gender relations in the domains of work and poverty reduction.
Eight case studies from the project Engendering Men: Evidence on Routes to Gender Equality (EMERGE).