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06.06.2018, ‘Work stress raises risk of premature death in vulnerable men — study’, Ian Sample, Guardian

10.04.2018, ‘Prostate cancer: Four in 10 cases diagnosed late, charity says’, BBC

09.04.2018, ‘Theresa May launches £75m drive against prostate cancer’, Sarah Boseley, The Guardian

02.03.2018, ‘The prostate revolution: NHS launches a revolutionary ‘one-stop’ service which will slash diagnosis times’, Ben Spencer, Daily Mail

11.02.2018, ‘The HPV backlash: Leading throat cancer charity says it’ll sue NHS if it persists in refusal to offer boys as well as girls jab that can prevent killer virus’, David Rose, Mail on Sunday


Suicide and mental health

02.08.2019, “Councils secure £300,000 to help suicidal men in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire”, staff reporter, StokeonTrentLive

09.03.2019, ‘”Our goal is to halve the male suicide rate”: why no-frills therapy works for men’, Sam Delaney, The Guardian

14.03.2018, ‘How can we save men from depression and halt the suicide epidemic? Here’s my six-point plan’, Martin Daubney, Telegraph Men

28.02.2018, How our gender biases lead us to ignore the mental health needs of young boys, Lucy Nichol, Metro



07.02.2019, ‘The gender gap: why are boys doing worse than girls in school?’, Damon Mohebbi and Jacob Awolaja, UCL Centre for Gender and Global Health 

13.01.2019, ‘If we believe in true equality, we must help boys’, Martin Daubney, Daily Express

29.11.2018, ‘Boys ARE disadvantaged with education and mental health’, Natasha Devon MBE, tes

22.11.2019, ‘Men, Boys and Educational Attainment’, Mary Curnock Cook OBE, WonkHe

21.11.2018, ‘Will this new plan fix the gender gap in UK higher education?’, staff reporter, Study International

21.11.2018, ‘Why are white working class boys underachieveing in our schools?’, Robert Halfon MP, conservativehome

19.11.2018, ‘Education experts call for a take your son into university day’, Sally Weale, The Guardian

14.03.2018, ‘Men can be nursery teachers too’, Chris Hemmings, BBC

09.03.2018, ‘The fight for education doesn’t stop when working-class boys get into university’, Michael Ward, The Conversation

27.02.2018, ‘The lost boys of the North East: Why do the region’s young men trail further behind girls at school?’, Stephen Lambert, Further Education News



20.03.2018, ‘Lads Need Dads: one mum’s mission to save British masculinity’, Martin Daubney, Telegraph Men

15.03.2018, ‘Fears as “invisible” fathers written out of their chidren’s lives’, Stephen Naysmith, The Herald

15.03.2018, ‘Data desert reinforces prejudice over the role of fathers as parents’, Stephen Naysmith, The Herald



11.04.2018, ‘Deaths of UK homeless people more than double in five years’, Patrick Greenfield and Sarah Marsh, The Guardian

[Article includes the statistic: “Around 90% of those who died in the last five years were men, when the gender was provided.”]


Domestic abuse and sexual violence

12.03.2019, ‘Male survivors and victims of abuse deserve their own support system’, Ally Fogg, The Guardian

10.03.2019, ‘Men becoming “increasing victims” of coercive control, legal experts claim’, Gabriella Swerling, Telegraph

07.03.2019, ‘£1m boost for male survivors of domestic abuse’, Nadeem Badshah, The Guardian

19.02.2019, ‘Domestic abuse happens to men too’, Victoria Derbyshire, BBC Two 

18.02.2019, ‘I stayed with my abusive girlfriend out of fear she would kill me’, BBC Three

07.05.2018, ‘There was no charity in Manchester dedicated to helping men who had been raped — so I started one’, Beth Abbit, Manchester Evening News

[Feature on Duncan Craig, MBC Trustee and CEO founder of MBC member organisation, Survivors Manchester.]


Masculinity in the media

30.09.2019, ‘Toxic Masculinity, Women & running, Judith Gough UK Ambassador to Sweden’, Woman’s Hour, featuring MBC CEO Dan Bell, presented by Jane Garvey, produced by Caitlin Sneddon, BBC Radio 4

01.03.2019, ‘#OurBoysAsWell: With ‘toxic masculinity’ high on the agenda, are we are now viewing boys as potential perpetrators of sexism and violence?’, Producer: Emma Kingsley, BBC Radio 4

28.02.2018, ‘At last, the ad industry is learning that sexist stereotypes of men don’t sell’, Martin Daubney, Telegraph Men