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Engaging Men and Boys for Gender Equality: Recommendations for Religious Institutions

Publisher: Gender Hub 2016
Author: Gender Hub

This short document outlines recommended actions that Religious Institutions 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. It focuses on a number of areas, including:

  • Providing opportunity and spaces for reflection on how religion can promote equality
  • Encouraging, supporting and providing guidance to religious leaders
  • Promoting opportunities for women to become leaders

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)