Tough man stereotype can hurt women and men: report

Our Watch, November 2019

Men who conform only to rigid stereotypes of how to be a man are more likely to have sexist attitudes and behaviours, which in turn makes them more likely to perpetuate violence against women, according to a new report by Our Watch and the Victorian Office for Women.

The landmark study, Men in focus, is an extensive review of Australian and international research evidence on the topic, which aims to build a deeper understanding of masculinity, as well as providing guidance for those working with men and boys to prevent violence against women.

Meet the Mob: Matty Morgan

ABC Newcastle, 18 January, 2016 1:10PM AEDT

Indigenous language, gay rights, and social media – at 26 Gamilaroi man Matty Morgan is packing a lot into life.

He is a young Aboriginal man who’s not afraid to take the lead.

Hosted by Jill Emberson, 1233 ABC Newcastle Mornings presenter, Meet the Mob is a weekly profile of Aboriginal people in the Hunter region of New South Wales.

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Teaching young men to break the cycle of sexual violence

The Guardian,

Following the Kosovo conflict, ‘hyper-masculine’ personas and sexual violence were common. Now, a project is seeing striking results by promoting a different kind of male role model.

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