Notification

23 million people in the Horn, East and Central Africa are facing facing severe levels of hunger. Donate now.

Available documents

Overview

Rising suicides among young men; educational underachievement among boys; male detachment from the labour market – in the UK statistics such as these are regularly used to support the argument that men are ‘in crisis’. But the overall trends still show that women are the majority of those living in poverty (as they are internationally). While talk of a crisis may be overdone, there are real concerns regarding the position of those groups of men in the UK at the sharp end of economic and social change. In this context, to overlook what is happening to men could undermine attempts to improve gender relations. How men’s lives can and must be transformed so that they can work with women against poverty and for gender equality is the starting point of this report.

Additional details

Author(s)

Publisher(s)

ISBN

978-0-85598-490-8

How to cite this resource

Citation styles vary so we recommend you check what is appropriate for your context.  You may choose to cite Oxfam resources as follows:

Author(s)/Editor(s). (Year of publication). Title and sub-title. Place of publication: name of publisher. DOI (where available). URL

Our FAQs page has some examples of this approach.

Related resources

Here are similar items you might be interested in.

Browse all resources