Equimundo in the Press: August 2017

Equimundo in the Press

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Welcome to “Equimundo in the Press,” a monthly recap of media that mention Equimundo or MenCare, the global fatherhood campaign that Equimundo co-coordinates. We know that in order to create a truly equal, nonviolent world in which men and boys are allies in the fight for gender justice, we need to spread the word. Here are the top 10 featured articles from August:

  1. The New York Times features an op-ed by Equimundo Senior Fellow Shereen El Feki titled “A New Tune on Women’s Rights in the Arab World.”
  2. The Economist highlights results from Equimundo’s International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA) in “It Has Been a Summer of Progress for Women in the Arab World.”
  3. The New York Times cites IMAGES MENA and uses a quote from Equimundo President and CEO Gary Barker on street harassment in “Donald Was a Creep. Too Bad Hillary Couldn’t Say It.”
  4. Girls’ Globe features an article by Equimundo’s Gary Barker and CHANGE’s Serra Sippel titled “What Do Men Have To Do With Women’s Reproductive Rights?”
  5.  LatinoDad interviews Equimundo’s Gary Barker to kick off its new “LatinoDad Profiles – Interview Series.”
  6.  Forbes highlights Equimundo’s The Man Box study and interviews John Legend in “John Legend Teams Up With AXE To Redefine What It Means To Be a Man.”
  7. Social Connectedness profiles the MenCare campaign in South Africa in “Helping South Africa’s Fathers Connect With Their Families.”
  8. The Wire cites results from Equimundo’s IMAGES in India to advocate for criminalizing marital rape in “What Petitioners Have Argued While Seeking to Criminalise Marital Rape.”
  9. Bustle features research from Equimundo’s The Man Box study in “Why Are Men So Violent?”
  10. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) highlights IMAGES MENA and quotes Shereen El Feki in “Young Women in Egypt Fight Harassment on the Street and Restrictions at Home.”
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