Monthly Archives: February 2012

Great Def Poem from a fatherless son

This is probably the first time we’ve written about poetry at The Men’s Network. This link was shared with us by Mark Walsh at Brighton-based Integration Training and we love it so much we want to share it with as many

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Why we need more men in schools

Ground-breaking research has found that female teachers give boys worse marks according to a report in The Independent Newspaper. Apparently boys lower their sights if they think their work is going to be marked by a woman because they believe

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Double Your Money For Men & Boys……

Would you like to double your money TODAY???? The Men’s Network has been offered a rare opportunity to help you double your money thanks to and The Sussex Community Foundation What this means is that from Thursday 1st March

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Kenya Men fight back against domestic violence

Men’s issues are rarely highlighted in the developing world with most UK-based international development work placing a strong focus on women’s rights. Now a Kenyan men’s lobby group has called for a six-day food boycott to highlight what it says

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UK Circumcision campaigners hold BMA vigil

The campaign group Men Do Complain  held a vigil on Wednesday the 22nd of February outside the  British Medical Association (BMA) in London. The reason for the vigil was  to highlight the fact that the BMA was discussing ethics, but

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New campaign: “Real Men Get Raped”

The charity SurvivorsUK is undertaking a major advertising campaign after Metropolitan Police figures revealed that one man every hour in London is the victim of sexual crime. Official government estimates state that at most 11% of male victims report their

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February national round up of men’s stuff

We’ve got a bumper crop of interesting news items for people committed to improving services for men and boys in the UK in areas like fatherhood, men’s health issues, men’s safety and men’s personal development this month. We hope you

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Experts in preparing dads for birth required

Are you an expert at preparing dads for birth and their transition into parenthood? The organizers of a one day conference for midwifery and allied services would like to hear from speakers who are experts in this field. Interested presenters

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Women not hit harder than men in UK jobs market

There seems to have been a great deal of focus on the impact of the recession on women  – but are men being unfairly ignored? Newspapers from left to right informed us this week that twice as many women as

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Gender Psychologists Host European Men’s Event

Nick Duffel at the UK’s Centre for Gender Psychology is hosting an International Symposium for Men near Frankfurt in Germany. Called “Men and the Future: Sex, Authenticity And Power” the organizers say this is a unique invitation to men to

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