The Other Side of Gender: Men as Critical Agents of Change

The Other Side of Gender: Men as Critical Agents of Change. U.S. Institute of Peace. Joseph Vess et al. December 12, 2013.

Better understanding of how experiences in war change men’s roles and identities can lead to better interventions to help men deal with the trauma of war violence, to combat gender-based violence, and equip men as agents of peace in their postconflict communities. Based on their review of existing work to help men in postconflict settings, five leading experts recommend a multipronged approach to expand programming and conduct rigorous evaluation to determine which programs are most effective. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

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