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Building The Taskforce

To help us create A City That Works For Everyone – Men And Boys Included – will facilitate the development of four key Taskforces with a broad partnership of individuals and organisations from across the city under the following themes:

Posted in Building The Taskforce, DELIVERY

Our Strategic Framework

Our Citywide Strategy For Men And Boys is not a formally adopted strategy and so does not sit within an official framework of overview and scrutiny. It is however has been designed in service of the city to will the

Posted in A Framework For Success, DELIVERY

The Men’s Network

The Men’s Network is a charitable organisation that was founded in March 2010 with the express intention of developing a citywide strategy for men and boys. We are both a community of identity, in that our volunteers are predominantly male

Posted in ABOUT, The Men's Network

An Introduction To The Strategy

The ‘Our Strategy’ section of The Men’s Network blog outlines the first draft of our Citywide Strategy For Men & Boys which we have called A City That Works For Everyone – Including Men and Boys. Our intention is to

Posted in Introduction

The methodology behind our strategy

The unifying methodology of our strategy to create A City That Works For Everyone – Including Men And Boys – is that in everything we do we will seek to build and strengthen community networks, tackle low male social capital

Posted in METHODOLOGY, The Methodology Behind Our Strategy

The Political and Philosophical Landscape

In the past, specialist work with men and boys has tended to be delivered from a particular philosophical viewpoint – eg pro-feminist, anti-feminist, religious, new age etc. If our strategy to create A City That Works For Everyone – Including

Posted in The Political and Philosophical Landscape

Equalities Has Failed Men and Boys

The old approach to Equalities no longer works. Any approach to Equality built on a black and white view of the world can only fail. Any approach that assumes that all men are equal and all women are not equal

Posted in BACKGROUND, Equality doesn't work for men and boys, OUR STRATEGY 2011-2014

Our New Approach To Equality

Our new approach to Equalities – that is designed to help the city work for everyone including men and boys – is 100% aligned to the new national Equalities Strategy and Brighton & Hove Council’s 2010 Single Equalities Scheme. What

Posted in ACTION, BACKGROUND, Our new approach to equality

Helping Every Dad Be A Great Dad

Giving every dad the support he needs to be a great dad at every stage of fatherhood will help us transform the ways our city works for everyone. In 2011 we will launch a Fatherhood Taskforce – which we hope

Posted in ACTION, OUR STRATEGY 2011-2014, Supporting Fathers

Keeping Men And Boys Safe

Taking action to keep every man and boy in our city safe will make the city a safer place for everyone. To help us help do this we will create a Keeping Men and Boys Safe Taskforce with a focus

Posted in ACTION, Keeping Men And Boys Safe, OUR STRATEGY 2011-2014