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Masculinities and Transition: Enduring Privilege?
Alan Greig, Catherine Müller, Charlie Walker, Diana T Kudaibergenova, Jerker Edström, Meriç Çağlar, Ramy Aly, Svitlana Babenko

This 2019 study focusing on Egypt, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Ukraine, include findings that progress on women’s economic advancement remains constrained by persistent and pervasive gender stereotypes, reinforcing gender segregation at work and the gendered division of labour at home, even though all of the countries are in the midst of transitions to more modern market economies. […]

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Patriarchy, Research
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Engendering Men: A Collaborative Review of Evidence on Men and Boys in Social Change and Gender Equality
Alexa Hassink, Erin Stern, Jerker Edström, Thea Shahrokh

This collaborative evidence review moves beyond a narrow or individualistic programmatic focus and attempts to achieve a broader understanding of the interplay between laws, policies, and institutional practices in achieving gender equality. […]

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Patriarchy, Research
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Therapeutic Activism: Men of Hope Refugee Association Uganda Breaking the Silence over Male Rape in Conflict-related Sexual Violence
Chris Dolan, Jerker Edström, Onen David, Thea Shahrokh

This study explores the perspectives and dilemmas of male survivors in a context of intersectional marginalisation and patriarchal oppression in Kampala.  […]

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Patriarchy, Research, Uganda
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Men in Collective Action on SGBV in Kenya: A Case Study
Chimaraoke Izugbara, Jerker Edström, Mia Granvik, Phil E. Otieno, Sarah Matindi, Zahrah Nesbitt-Ahmed

This collaborative study examines the ways in which collective action and the involvement of men may influence the prospects of effectively changing community perceptions and values regarding sexual and gender-based violence. […]

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Patriarchy, Research, Kenya
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The New ‘MASVAW Men’: Strategies, Dynamics and Deepening Engagements. A Case Study of a Networked Approach to Challenging Patriarchy Across Institutions in Uttar Pradesh
Jerker Edström, Satish Kumar Singh, Thea Shahrokh

This study explores a growing network in Uttar Pradesh, India, and the role of men and boys in addressing sexual and gender-based violence through collective action, including experiences of local opposition, institutional resistance, and backlash. […]

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Patriarchy, Research, India
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The Implications of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009 on Uganda’s Legal System
Adrian Jjuuko, Francis Tumwesige

This paper analyses the contents of the Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2009 (AHB), traces its background and status as of the time of writing, analyses the legal issues that were likely to arise before it became law and the issues that did arise with the bill still in its pre-passed state and, finally, discusses some of the positive aspects of the bill. […]

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Policy, Research, Uganda
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A Critical Analysis of Public Policies on Education and LGBT Rights in Brazil
Ilana Mountian

This audit analyses key aspects of public policies in education and sexuality in Brazil, which were designed as part of the wider 2004 programme ‘Brazil Without Homophobia’ (BWH – Programa Brasil sem Homofobia). […]

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Policy, Research, Brazil
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Gender, Sexuality and Social Justice: What’s Law Got to Do with It?
Arturo Sánchez García, Elizabeth Mills, Kay Lalor, Polly Haste

This collection explores different processes by which activists and other actors have worked for change, interrogates what we mean when we talk about ‘solidarity’, and questions the usefulness and place of law. […]

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Policy, Research, India, Uganda