Social Media Pressure Linked 2 Youth Appearance Anxieties #bdoyimageapps #girlsappearance #socialpressure

Focus on body image: UK REPORT Several factors encourage young people in particular to focus on body image. These include increasing levels of anxiety around appearance, the rise of social media where photos can receive positive or negative ratings and the popularity of celebrity culture, complete with airbrushed images and apparently perfect lifestyles. Prof Jeanette […]

Changing Fatherhood: More Active, Single & At-Home #fatherhood #genderroles #parentingroles

                Read More Here Fatherhood in America is changing in important and sometimes surprising ways. Today, fathers who live with their children are taking a more active role in caring for them and helping out around the house. And the ranks of stay-at-home and single fathers have grown […]

When Men Change, What It Means to be a Man Video: #Promundo #genderequity #womensrights

“When Men Change” tells the story of four men who changed the way they think about gender equality, sexual and reproductive health, and violence. In recent years, there has been increased interest in exploring how men can contribute to promoting gender equality and preventing violence against women and girls. As the evidence base grows, now […]

Adolescents Health Risks & Solutions: #adolescenthealth #WHOadolescenthealth

Around 1.2 billion people, or 1 in 6 of the world’s population, are adolescents aged 10 to 19. Key facts: Much Can Be Done Estimated 1.2 million adolescents died in 2015, over 3000 every day, mostly from preventable or treatable causes. Road traffic injuries were the leading cause of death in 2015. Other major causes […]

Raising Feminist Sons: Tell Them The Whys & Help them Name it!! #girlsspeakout!

Note: Good article but one glaring omission: please tell boys and girls what feminism is, why they might feel pressured to conform from a false belief, and what a patriarchy is. After 50 years of working with kids from preschool to high school, I can tell you they got it and just needed to Name […]