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Engaging Men and Boys for Gender Equality: Recommendations for Development Cooperation Agencies

Publisher: Gender Hub 2016
Author: Gender Hub

This short document outlines recommended actions that Development Cooperation Agencies should undertake in relation to working strategically with men and boys for gender equality and the potential value that such strategies and intervention could have. In particular it focuses on these areas:

  • Providing financial support to interventions that are working to engage men in
    gender equality work
  • Funding innovative and emergent approaches
  • Facilitating networking, knowledge sharing and development of good practice
  • Integrating the promotion of gender-equitable masculinities into your work on
    gender equality
  • Developing gender-equitable institutional cultures and practices

Originally produced as part of a range of outputs for the Gender Hub e-learning course ‘Engaging men towards gender equality: Why and how should we do it?’, this output is one of a series, listed below.

  • For Governments and their Institutions  – download (101 KB)
  • For NGOs, Women’s Organisations and Activist Groups  – download (255 KB)
  • For Development Cooperation Agencies  – download (106 KB)
  • For the Private Sector  – download (101 KB)
  • For Religious and Traditional Institutions  – download (97 KB)
  • For Media  – download (105 KB)