Men in focus: Unpacking masculinities and engaging men in the prevention of violence against women

Men in focus: Unpacking masculinities and engaging men in the prevention of violence against women

7 November 2019

This report highlights how rigid stereotypes underpin unhealthy ideals of masculinity and help drive gender inequality and violence.

This report has been published by Our Watch.

It summarises the research evidence on the association between social constructs of masculinity and violence against women.

The report highlights the links between traditional male stereotypes and sexism and violence against women, as well as greater health risks and risk-taking for the men themselves. It also explores how primary prevention efforts can best challenge these patterns and engage with men.

Access the report via the Our Watch website.

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