Masculinities and Transition: Summary Brief

This briefing document distils the study, key finding and strategic implications in 6 short pages.

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Masculinities and Transition: Enduring Privilege Research Report CoverMasculinities and Transition: Conclusions and Recommendations

This study has found Egypt, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Ukraine at another uncertain phase in history, with major changes reshaping gender relations in ways which are neither linear nor easily predictable. The final chapter lays out some common issues emerging from these four diverse countries, drawing out common themes, key emerging priorities and recommendations for private sector development strategies.

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Policy Brief: Reframing men and boys in policy for gender equality

This briefing highlights some implications for policy from the learning in the EMERGE project. It makes the case for re-framing policy on gender equality in order to more productively factor in men and boys, and it suggests actions and approaches that policy makers can take to reframe policy in this area.

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Front cover of framing paperReframing paper: Conceptual Guidance and an Agenda for Change

This paper draws on learning from the EMERGE project to set out the case for a new conceptual framing of men and boys in policy for gender equality. It considers the challenges that prevalent framings present, and presents some ideas on how framings of gender need to change. It then sets out an ‘agenda for change’ with recommendations to improve the design of both programmatic work and higher policy level strategies.

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Practice Brief: Lessons in good practice from work with men and boys for gender equality

Useful for those designing and implementing projects, programmes and other initiatives to work with men and boys for gender equality, this practice brief addresses: how to focus or target an initiative with men and boys, designing successful initiatives, and challenges and future priorities.

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