Men and young boys to end gender-based violence

Hundreds of school-going boys are visiting every household in their village and encouraging their neighbors to end gender-based violence, according to the The Daily Star. This revolutionary picture can be seen in many of the villages of Pabna, Sirajganj and Natore districts of Bangladesh. BraveMen Campaign (BMC), an action research trying to develop the most effective strategies to end violence against women involving young men and boys in schools. The campaign is being run by Dr. Imtiaz’s team at the Centre for Men and Masculinities Studies (CMMS) in more than 50 schools in rural areas and also in Dhaka.

To read more: Brave Men Campaign: ‘Real Men’ fight for equality, by The Daily Star.

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