Launching the Global Boyhood Initiative in the UK

By David Bartlett, Project Lead, Global Boyhood Initiative

Globally, women and girls have been the driving force behind efforts to achieve gender equality, with most efforts not only created by but also targeted at women and girls – and rightly so, as women and girls are disproportionally affected by gender inequitable norms and behaviours.… Read more

International Men’s Day is for Everyone

By David Bartlett

David Bartlett is an internationally-known freelance consultant, researcher and trainer on gender equality, masculinities and fatherhood.  He works with statutory and third sector organisations and businesses to support strategic approaches to promoting gender justice and positive masculinities. 

It’s International Men’s Day this Friday, 19th November.  Had… Read more

Top tips to tackle gender stereotypes in education

Caren and Olivia contributed to a video at the Gender Action launch event on how to challenge gender stereotypes in nurseries, schools and colleges.

Olivia asks teachers to think about the language they are using in the classroom, and Caren suggests that, even if challenging stereotypes can seem like too big a task to take on, you just need to start somewhere…

Watch the video below or head over to the Gender Action blog.… Read more

Challenging stereotypes in schools, for everyone

Olivia wrote a post for issue 7 of Sonshine, a magazine about raising boys for an equal world.

She writes about how the Lifting Limits programme benefits boys as much as girls:

At Lifting Limits, we often want to know if there’s anything particular that’s happening at the school that has made them want to sign up to the programme.

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