Coalition calls on the Equality and Human Rights Commission to demand the Department of Health ensures there is equality with regard to HPV vaccination for boys to ensure they comply with the Equality Act.
Gender stereotypes should not play a part in the sentencing of domestic violence cases, new guidelines have confirmed following pressure from Coalition member the ManKind Initiative.
A partnership including Coalition members Survivors Manchester, Mankind and SurvivorsUK, have launched the first ever quality standards for services supporting male survivors of sexual violence.
We are proud to announce that ‘Taking Boys Seriously – the next steps’, a research project by Ulster University, are the latest members of the Coalition. Here the project leads outline their plans to reveal best-practice approaches to tackling boys’ educational under-achievement.
A year ago, in November 2016, we announced the formation of the Men and Boys Coalition at a launch event in the Houses of Parliament. A year on, what difference has it made?
The Coalition has written to the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation in support of the arguments and views of a range of organisations — including The British Medical Association and The Terrence Higgins Trust — who support extending HPV vaccination to adolescent boys in England.
Members of the Men and Boys Coalition have joined leading advocates for male victims of sexual and domestic violence in urging the Government to introduce a parallel strategy and separate classification/categorisation for male victims of intimate and partner violence.
Coalition calls on the Equalities and Human Rights Commission to publicly declare its position on a decision to continue to discriminate against boys by not offering them the same protection against the HPV virus, as is currently offered to girls.
Mental health campaigner and MBC member Jonny Benjamin MBE is helping to conduct a research study investigating the role of members of the public in preventing suicides in public places.
Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies, refuses multiple requests by the Coaltion to follow her annual report on women’s health with an equivalent report on the health of men.