Gender, equity and human rights

Policy approaches to engaging men and boys in achieving gender equality and health equity

WHO; Department of Gender, Women and Health

Publication details

Number of pages: 39 p.
Languages: English
Publication date: July 2010
ISBN: 978 92 4 150012 8



Work with men has demonstrated significant potential in contributing to building gender equality and improving the health of women and men. This policy brief outlines the rationale for using policy approaches to engage men in achieving gender equality, reducing health inequities and improving women’s and men’s health; offers a framework for integrating men into policies; and highlights some successful policy initiatives.