On November 19th, the Men and Boys Coalition held our inaugral annual conference — here are videos of speaker highlights and a round up of press coverage.
Panel of Britain’s leading experts in boys’ education publish a 14-point plan to address the extensive and growing gap in educational attainment between boys and girls.
Men and Boys Coalition announce line-up of first annual conference, including keynote from Robert Halfon MP, Chair of the Education Select Committee
After eight years of campaigning by MBC members Dr John Barry and Martin Seager, the British Psychological Society votes to ratify a ‘Male Psychology Section’, matching the already established women’s psychology section.
There has been much attention (‘hype’) about the recent 2018 A Level and GCSE results suggesting boys are doing better at girls at the higher grades. However, this has masked the true and worrying picture that boys are far behind girls by some way.
The Victims’ Commissioner, Baroness Newlove, has made a landmark call for an ‘Ending Intimate Violence Against Men and Boys’ strategy that reflects submissions from members of the Men and Boys Coalition.
Victory for men and boys after sixth months’ correspondence by the Men and Boys Coalition results in bringing the Equalities and Human Rights Commission into the HPV Vaccination for boys campaign.
NHS England has published its Strategic Direction for Sexual Assault and Abuse Services, the document was produced in consultation with MBC member charity Survivors Manchester and stands as a landmark document for a gender-inclusive approach to survivor services.
In this second blog prepared for ‘Men and Boys Coalition’, Ulster University’s ‘Taking Boys Seriously’ research project outlines three key educational barriers for boys, and argues that the early identification of these barriers is crucial in terms of successfully addressing them.
Submissions to the Fathers in the Workplace inquiry made by the Coalition and our members are strongly reflected in recently published recommendations to support working dads.