Girls and women spent the past several decades catching up and, in some cases, lapping boys and men in post-secondary education and professional fields, and are now finding their way towards financial, social and sexual independence.
But while we’ve focused on advancing opportunities for girls, we’ve overlooked some alarming stats about boys.
According to a new survey on masculinity, 45 percent of men ages 25-29 reported often feeling lonely.
Studies have found that men are much more likely than women to commit acts of violence, but are also frequently victims themselves of serious physical assaults at the hands of other men, and they are more likely to have a weapon used against them.
He doesn’t just vaguely acknowledge some general wrongdoing in the past.
He gives a full account.” There’s much to celebrate in the example set by Ganz and Harmon, mainly that if we can talk to one another with respect, empathy and honesty, we can move forward.
This moment has been framed as a gender war, but it doesn’t have to be a stand-off.
Men should be engaged in the work of gender equality because it’s a decent and just thing to do.
Young men are more likely to have been diagnosed with conditions like ADHD and autism, which can lead to challenges in school.
They are also less likely to ask for help, which can amplify those issues.