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Dads say ‘sexist’ Huggies ads are a pile of nappy poop

Are men finally getting political? In the early Seventies one of the symbolic campaigns that pushed the women’s movement into the mainstream was the protests against the sexist portrayal of women – notably in the Miss World contest. Now an

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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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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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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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It’s Eating Disorders Week, Remember Men Get Them Too!

It’s Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2012 this week and our friends at Men Get Eating Disorders Too (MGEDT) are using the week TO MAKE SOME NOISE FOR THE BOYS (and men). You may well be aware that eating disorders are

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