Masculinities, Youth and SRHR: An International Collaboration for Change

Throughout the world, sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are largely considered the responsibility of women. This report looks at addressing this imbalance through engaging men and boys in SRHR.

With contributions from researchers and international SRHR experts, this report explores gaps, challenges and opportunities for promoting men and boys’ engagement in SRHR.

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Who will find this resource useful?

This report is a good starting point if you want to explore how ‘men and masculinities’ work fits into the global SRHR landscape.

If you are involved in research around SRHR, or wanting to influence policy, this paper gives an overview of the key themes relating to masculinities and engaging men and boys in your work.

If you work with men and boys directly, it provides a context to your discussions with them around sexual health and reproductive rights. It therefore offers a foundation of discussions and concepts for anyone interested in developing and running effective initiatives to engage men and boys to achieve SRHR for all.

Find out more:

Visit our SRHR page to learn more about how you can support sexual and reproductive rights in your work with men and boys.

About the authors

This report is one of several products of the ‘SRHR For All’ initiative – a collaboration between four regional networks of MenEngage Alliance with support from Amplify Change.

It captures the views and expertise of 43 members and partners of MenEngage Alliance who took part in the opening meeting for the project in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, in May 2019.

This report was developed and published by MenEngage Alliance based on these discussions.

28 February 2022
First published
19 February 2020