Implications of critical race theory for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men's health

Anthony Merlino, Kootsy Canuto, James A. Smith

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Since 2020, the global public health community, spurred by the Black Lives Matter movement, has increasingly asked itself hard questions concerning health equity. Advancing such conversations, Eileen Yam and colleagues (April, 2021)1 compellingly argue that critical race theory, and especially intersectionality, must more firmly support public health action aiming to address the nexus between gender oppression and global health outcomes.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e756
Number of pages1
JournalThe Lancet Global Health
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2021
Externally publishedYes

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Funding Information:
We declare no competing interests. This publication was supported by the National Health and Medical Research Council Emerging Leadership 1 Investigator grant to KC (grant number APP1175214). The authors are also supported in undertaking health research by Masonic Charities Trust through the Freemasons Centre for Male Health and Wellbeing.


  • Health
  • Aboriginal
  • Torres Strait Islander
  • Men


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