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CFP: 2nd MenEngage Global Symposium, New Delhi, India, November 10-13th 2014 18 Apr 2014

Announcing the 2nd MenEngage Global Symposium
 
The MenEngage Alliance and the Centre for Health and Social Justice announce the second MenEngage Global Symposium which will be held In New Delhi, India from November 10-13th, 2014. The symposium will bring together researchers, practitioners, advocates, activists, government representatives and the donor community to share experiences, evidence and insights, and to explore how men and boys can creatively contribute to gender equality and towards a broader view of social justice.
 

Measures for the assessment of dimensions of violence against women: A compendium 16 Apr 2014

This is a compendium of measures for the assessment of dimensions of violence against women. It also includes measures regarding gender and sexual norms and attitudes.

The extent of exposure to pornography among children and young people: A fact sheet 17 Mar 2014

A growing body of international scholarship documents that significant proportions of children and young people are exposed to pornography. Different studies define ‘pornography’ in varying ways or allow research participants to do so, and some do not distinguish between different kinds of pornographic media (videos, internet sites, and so on) or between accidental and deliberate exposure. Nevertheless, it is clear that large numbers of young people, particularly boys, are growing up in the presence of sexually explicit media.

CFP: International Conference on Men and Masculinities, Turkey, 11-13 September 03 Mar 2014

1st International Conference on Men and Masculinities “Identities, Cultures, Societies”

11–13 September 2014, Izmir Turkey

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5 Myths about Christian and Muslim Men 06 Dec 2013

“Men who go to Church don’t commit domestic violence!”  A recent Christianity Magazine survey revealed over ½ respondents – mostly women & regular church goers - had suffered domestic abuse.  Up to 10% evangelical Christians in UK experienced physical abuse in 2012. Read more

Genders at Work: exploring the role of workplace equality in preventing men’s violence against women 06 Dec 2013

This report released by the White Ribbon Foundation examines the role of workplaces, and men in workplaces in particular, in preventing men’s violence against women.

The report begins by noting that men’s violence against women is a widespread social problem which requires urgent action. It highlights the need for preventative measures oriented to changing the social and structural conditions at the root of this violence, including through settings such as workplaces.

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