Monthly Archives: March 2012

Children’s Minister Blocks Equal Rights For Dads

The Lib Dem Minister for Children and Families, Sarah Teather, is blocking plans to give all dads equal parenting rights on a par with the automatic rights already given to all mums. The opposition to equal rights for dads is

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Killer facts about male suicide

One million people commit suicide  around the world every year and the majority of them are men Men in the UK are three times more likely to commit suicide than women In the UK more that 4,000 men kill themselves every year,

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Government male victim fund favours women’s services

The Home Office has announced that funding allocated to services for male victims of domestic and sexual violence will mostly go to women’s charities. This news came to us via Mark Brooks, Chair of The Mankind Initiative. The Government allocated

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Call for UK strategy to end violence against men and boys

A new report on male victims of sexual violence has called for a national strategy to deal with violence against men and boys. The report, produced by Mankind UK’s CEO, Martyn Sullivan, with funding from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

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How does feminism deal with male victims?

The CEO of Mankind UK has produced a fascinating report on male victims of rape and sexual abuse. Martyn Sullivan, won funding from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust to travel to Australia, the US and Canada to explore how other countries are

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Breast is Best campaigners censor bottle-feeding celeb dad

We’ve just heard an unexpected tale from New Zealand where breastfeeding campaigners have stopped an advert showing rugby star bottle-feeding his baby. Piri Weepu, an international rugby player who won the World Cup with the All Blacks in 2011, got

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Can you help us Kick Male Cancer in Brighton & Hove

Calling all Ian Rush, Mark Lawrence an Ruud Gullit lookalikes……..The Men’s Network is inviting teams of tash-wearing footballers to take part in a 6-a-side tournament to help Beat Male Cancer in Brighton & Hove. Men and women over 15 are

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Male Cancer Inequalities

Every 3 minutes a UK man is diagnosed with cancer and 10 men will die of the disease every hour. Men in general face a number of cancer inequalities that include: Men are 60% more likely to get cancers that

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Is Save The Children sexist against Dads?

Save The Children has launched a campaign to give UK mums (but not dads) “the help they need to work their way out of poverty” calling on mums (but not dads) to “show your support for other mums” (but not

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A New Gender Agenda by Glen Poole: Part 3

(This post is a continuation – click here to read Part 2) From the moment they are born boys are more likely die before the age of one. They are also more likely to be rejected by or removed from

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