Men and Masculinities in International Development: 'Men-streaming' Gender and Development?

Thomas Wanner, Benjamin Wadham

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    Abstract

    The inclusion of men and masculinities in gender and development policies and practices has emerged in the last decade as a critical component for achieving gender equality and women's empowerment. This article analyses the contemporary character and progress towards 'men-streaming' of gender and development, and argues that implicit in any action towards gender equality and working with men is the requirement to base action on a clear understanding of the politics of masculinities and the relational aspects of gender equity and equality.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)15-32
    Number of pages18
    JournalDevelopment Policy Review
    Volume33
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

    Keywords

    • Gender and development
    • Gender equality
    • Men-streaming
    • Politics of masculinities

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