Equimundo in the Press: September 2016

Equimundo in the Press

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Welcome to “Equimundo in the Press,” a monthly recap of media that mention Equimundo’s work, including the global MenCare campaign we co-coordinate. 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 September:

  1. Thomson Reuters interviewed Equimundo President and CEO Gary Barker for “Men are ‘allies to the cause’ of equality for women, says campaigner.”
  2. The Conversation highlights MenCare’s State of America’s Fathers report in “Affording child care in America: Four essential reads,” including a quote from one of the report’s expert reviewers, Gayle Kaufman.
  3. In New Internationalist, Equimundo Senior Fellow Nikki van der Gaag writes “Ethiopia’s young men: Between hope and a hard place.”
  4. A piece titled “More women are running the world, so why aren’t more men doing the dishes?” in The Conversation highlights data from MenCare’s State of the World’s Fathers report.
  5. The Guardian covers the “Maintaining the Momentum for the SDGs” event, citing Gary Barker of Equimundo as one of the panelists.
  6. A Rutgers blog post, “The Place of Men in Achieving Gender Equality,” quotes Equimundo’s Gary Barker and discusses the 2016 AWID Forum panel organized by Equimundo and Breakthrough.
  7. A piece in Thomson Reuters cites Equimundo’s report on engaging adolescent boys and young men in gender equality.
  8. Womanity makes the announcement, “Womanity Award winners Equimundo to partner with Axe for positive manhood” on their blog.
  9. An opinion piece in Hindu Business Line advocates for paternity leave, quoting MenCare’s Parental Leave Platform.
  10. Dad 2.0 Summit includes the launch of MenCare’s State of America’s Fathers report as one of the most important events of the summer.
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