Author Archives: Martin Robb

Anti-sexist work with boys: education or indoctrination?

On Monday The Telegraph website posted an article by Dan Bell, arguing that the ‘Good Lad’ workshops recently introduced into a school in Oxford, aimed at teaching boys about sexual harassment and violence, were ‘the latest in a mushrooming series … Continue reading

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‘Boyhood’: first thoughts

I missed Richard Linklater’s Boyhood when it was first released: our multiplex doesn’t show many non-blockbusters, or it shows them fleetingly and at odd times, so it’s a case of blink and you miss it. But last night, thanks to … Continue reading

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‘Beyond Male Role Models’ conference

You can see some photos from the end-of-award conference for our research study, ‘Beyond male role models: gender identities and work with young men’ over at our research project blog.

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Presentation at the International Conference on Men and Masculinities – and a surprise guest

My colleague Mike Ward and I gave a presentation at the International Conference on Men and Masculinities in New York City, sharing the findings from our research project, ‘Beyond male role models: gender identities and work with young men’. Here are a … Continue reading

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Men as agents of change: Barclays / Women’s Business Council seminar

On Tuesday I was one of the speakers at a breakfast seminar at Canary Wharf, hosted by Barclays and the Women’s Business Council, on ‘Men as agents of change: engaging men in gender equality’. It was a privilege to be invited … Continue reading

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National Consultation with Women: 10th November 2014

I was pleased to be invited to take part in the National Consultation with Women organised by the Government Equalities Office in London last Monday , in preparation for the Commission on the Status of Women / Beijing +20 event … Continue reading

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Men and gender equality: a report from Helsinki

Last week I took part in a European Commission ‘exchange of good practice’ event in Helsinki, on the theme of the role of men in gender equality. I’ve written a post about it over at the ‘Beyond Male Role Models’ … Continue reading

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