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Domestic Violence Is The Most Common Killer Of Women Around The World – A U.N. report revealed that 87,000 women were murdered last year, and over half were killed by intimate partners or family members – and Africa is the continent where women are at the greatest risk of being murdered by a partner or family member. 

A U.N. report revealed that 87,000 women were murdered last year, and over half were killed by intimate partners or family members - and Africa is the continent where women are at the greatest risk of being murdered by a partner or family member.  The most dangerous place for women is in their own homes, a new report from the United Nations concludes.  The U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime
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As Fathers, We Must Commit to Dismantling the Patriarchy -White men, many of them fathers, have viciously held on to power but have not used it to make things OK for most people. It is time to dismantle that structure.

White men, many of them fathers, have viciously held on to power but have not used it to make things OK for most people. It is time to dismantle that structure. Providers, protectors, patriarchs—these dad archetypes have set some of our expectations for fathers, but such a notion of fatherhood hasn’t kept up with the times. As we lurch toward a more just society, the role of fathers needs to fundamentally
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Boys Can Be Confident In Their Gentle Selves If Men Pave The Way There are a few things men can do to raise healthy, emotionally literate, equitable men.

There are a few things men can do to raise healthy, emotionally literate, equitable men. Educators, coaches, family members and parents, especially dads, have an excellent opportunity to help promote healthier masculinities among boys and young men. Emotional literacy among young men can lead to healthier masculinities and relationships, whereas living with gender stereotypes can have devastating effects on all our lives. We need to challenge harmful behaviours among boys
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GTA youth using art and performance to address toxic masculinity

'I saw how urgent it was for us to be together,' one group member says Talia Ricci · CBC News · Posted: Mar 16, 2019 6:00 AM ET | Last Updated: March 16 Ayrah Taerb says he feels more comfortable expressing his thoughts on tough topics like toxic masculinity through the art of performance. (Talia Ricci/CBC News) Ayrah Taerb is hoping for a day when toxic masculinity doesn't exist — in fact, the concept artist has a song, Reanalyze,
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Engaging men to reduce and prevent gender-based violence

Don't miss it! Engaging men to reduce and prevent gender-based violence, webinar hosted by the Learning Network on Feb. 26 from 9pm in the evening South African time Featured speakers include Dr. Katreena Scott and Baldev Mutta. Sign up below!  hThere are many Canadian projects and programs that work to engage men and boys to help reduce and prevent gender-based violence and address masculinity. This webinar will present two existing
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Its not just South Africa that suffers from high rates of Femicide

Its not just South Africa that suffers from high rates of Femicide Last year 148 women and girls were killed in Canada. 91% of the perpetrators were men. 53% of the victims were killed by their male partners and 13% by male family members - their father, brother or son. Indigenous Canadian women and girls accounted for 36%, and women in rural communities 34%. There are the Heartbreaking statistics recently