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Menslink tackles boys' unconscious consumption of technology

ACT’s award-winning Menslink is offering a new course to address boys’ ‘unconscious consumption’ of technology. Called Unplugged, the one-hour course for 5 to 12-year-olds is offered free to schools in the ACT and surrounds.

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Australian Water Safety Council prioritises young males at risk of drowning

Researchers, policymakers, and water safety practitioners came together in Melbourne on October 25 to discuss new approaches to drowning and non-drowning-related injuries among young males aged 15-29.

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British author Richard Reeves says fathers need to be sent a clear message - they matter

In a recent podcast hosted by the US Surgeon General Dr Vivek Murthy, writer and researcher Richard Reeves says changes to the labour market are contributing to higher levels of despair, isolation and loneliness among men.

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Working with boys and young men? New Positive Masculinity Conference promises to break down gender stereotypes

As boys continue to fall behind female students in reading and literacy, the not-for-profit Positive Masculinity (+M) Foundation has announced a new one-day conference in Melbourne for educators, coaches and health professionals.

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New Book Explores Health Promotion Strategies for Adolescent Boys and Young Men of Colour

A new book titled "Health Promotion with Adolescent Boys and Young Men of Colour" brings together leading global men's health researchers and practitioners to explore the complex intersections between age, race, and gender in the lives of young males of colour.

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Man Cave Academy teaches the art of engaging boys

Educators, youth workers, facilitators, health professionals and sports coaches are invited to take part in a professional development opportunity with The Man Cave.

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Top marks for Menslink in second impact survey

The results are in for the second impact survey conducted by the Canberra-based program for young males, Menslink.

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Male primary school teachers are an endangered species

Male primary school teachers are an endangered species, according to a researcher from the School of Education at the University of Tasmania. Vaughan Cruickshank attributes the decline in numbers to fear and uncertainty around physical contact and expectations to take on masculine or gendered roles.

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Young boys missing out on early education role models

A new University of Queensland study into early learning shows that less than three per cent of all educators in the sector are male.

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Podcast about boys hits the airwaves

A new podcast developed by Brighton Grammar in Melbourne, is putting a laser-like focus on what it means to raise boys.

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