Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing issues linked to masculinity, including drug abuse, mental health, self-harm. (Excludes sexual health)
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Global Overview 2014: People Internally Displaced by Conflict and Violence

Estimates say that there were 33.3 million internally displaced people (IDP’s) in the world as of the end of 2013. Forced to flee their homes by armed conflict, generalised violence, and human rights violations. Conflict and disaster impact men and women differently, underlining the need for knowledge on currently displaced populations.

Men as Perpetrators and Victims of Armed Conflicts: Innovative Projects Aimed at Overcoming Male Violence.

What do male identities mean in situations of violence and armed conflict? And how can our understanding of them advance development and gender equity in conflict and post conflict settings?

This study examines the inclinations of many males for violence after wars. The author highlights the need for differentiated gender perspectives in order to put an end to widespread gender-specific and sexualized violence. The key factor being the inclusion of men in finding solutions and to the need to win them over so they can become agents of change.

Evolving Men: Initial Results from the International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES)

Are men evolving in their practices and attitudes related to gender equality? Changes in gender attitudes do seem to be happening as younger men and men with higher levels of education show more gender equitable attitudes and practices. The evidence is presented in this report summarizes the initial, comparative analysis of The International Men and Gender Equality Survey (IMAGES). IMAGES is a comprehensive household questionnaire that surveyed men’s attitudes and practices – along with women’s opinions and reports of men’s practices – on topics related to gender equality.


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