1 January 2007

Engaging men and boys in changing gender-based inequity in health: Evidence from programme interventions

Author: Gary Barker, Christine Ricardo, Marcos Nascimento
Published by: WHO
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This review assesses the effectiveness of programmes that engage men and boys in achieving gender equality and equity in health. It finds that well-designed, integrated, gender- transformative programmes, which include a community outreach component, are most likely to lead to changes in behaviour and attitudes.