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Engaging Men and Boys for Gender Equality: Recommendations for NGOs, Women’s Organisations and Activist Groups

Publisher: Gender Hub 2016
Author: Gender Hub

This short document outlines recommended actions that NGOs, Women’s Organisations and Activist groups 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:

  • Using CEDAW and other international and regional frameworks
  • Holding institutions to account
  • Develop community-based initiatives and campaigns
  • Building the evidence base for continued engagement of men and boys
    towards gender equality
  • Undertaking and evaluating interventions
  • Building alliances and a community of practice

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)