A Policy Agenda to center the work with men and boys in the context of women’s rights, LGBTIQ, and feminist movements.
Gender-transformative work with men and boys must build on the precious heritage of feminist vision and analysis. This Policy Agenda advocates for the recognition of – and accountability to – the pioneering work and ongoing leadership of women’s rights organizations and feminist movements. It also contains trends and positions to be aware of in feminist advocacy in general – including backlash against women’s rights, LGBTIQ rights, and human rights.
Who will find this resource useful?
This Policy Agenda is a useful resource for anyone wishing to advocate for a feminist framework for change. It is particularly relevant for those working with men and boys seeking to work as partners and allies to feminist movements and historically oppressed groups. It has valuable insights for those wishing to respond to backlash against women’s and LGBTIQ rights. It is relevant for advocates, activists, policy-makers, UN agencies and allied civil society organizations at the Generation Equality Forum and beyond.
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This is part of a series of MenEngage Alliance Policy Agendas for the Generation Equality Forum. The series sets out the latest advocacy positions of MenEngage Alliance on key issues.
About the Authors
This resource was developed by MenEngage Alliance global Advocacy Working Group for joint advocacy efforts at the Generation Equality Forum.
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