- Politicising Masculinities: Beyond the Personal
Report of an international symposium 15–18 October 2007, Dakar, Senegal
What does it take to re-orient and politicise existing work with men on gender? How can we re-frame our engagement with questions of masculinities and power so that new alliances can be created – bringing work on masculinities into the heart of movements for social and gender justice? These are just some of the pressing questions that were grappled with in Dakar.
- Mobilising Men in Practice: Challenging Sexual and gender-based violence in institutional settings – Tools, Stories, Lessons
Practice Guide, 2012
Mobilising Men in Practice brings together stories, lessons and some of the tools used by IDS’ Mobilising Men partners in India, Kenya and Uganda. It is intended to inspire and guide others who are committed to engaging more men in efforts to address sexual and gender-based violence within the institutions in which we live our lives.
- Gender and Social Movements: A BRIDGE Cutting Edge Pack
Cutting Edge Pack, 2013
How can social movements become gender-just? The aim of the BRIDGE gender and social movements programme is to inspire and help build more inclusive, effective and gender-just social movements, better able to create positive transformation and equality for all. This highly collaborative programme was informed by a series of e-discussions involving over 150 activists and scholars from a range of regions and movements.
- Undressing Patriarchy: Redressing Inequalities
Report of an international symposium 9-12 September 2013, Brighton
If the metaphor is that patriarchy is a prison, who are the prisoners and who are the prison wardens? How do elements of patriarchy replicate themselves in our movements?’ These kinds of questions motivated participants to get excited about ‘Undressing Patriarchy’ and this report captures some of the dilemmas, new thinking and challenges identified in these
- Undressing Patriarchy: Men and Structural Violence
IDS Bulletin, Vol 45, No 1, January 2014
Free-access IDS Bulletin, which explores the shifting field of men and masculinities and how its engagements with the feminist project of redressing gender inequalities might be radicalised through a deeper analysis of patriarchy and our relationship to it, as well as by linking it to other struggles for sexual and human rights, or social justice. The findings and conclusions include recommendations for practice, politics and policy and we hope this will trigger new thoughts and contribute significantly to an
ongoing and deepening conversation
- Engendering Men: Evidence on Routes to Gender Equality, EMERGE
‘Engendering Men: Evidence on Routes to Gender Equality’ (EMERGE) is a DFID funded two-year project to build an openly accessible basis of evidence, lessons and guidance for working with boys and men to promote gender equality, by early 2016. IDS works with Promundo-US and Sonke Gender Justice in reviewing and analysing existing evidence, in documenting lessons from the field and in developing guidance for improved learning, policy and practice
- Case studies on men’s involvement in action against sexual and gender-based violence
Evidence reports from Egypt and Kenya, plus Material on making the care economy visible