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6 steps to improve men’s health literacy

The Australian Government is currently developing a National Men's Health Strategy that aims to make it easier for all Australians to get the information and support they need to stay healthy. 

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Health services failing male victims of child sexual abuse, says industry leader

Craig Hughes-Cashmore, guest speaker at the newly established National Men’s Lived Experience of Suicide Network, says mental health services are under-equipped to identify and deal with male victims of child sexual abuse who are at risk of suicide. 

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Males not signing up for teaching despite push by NSW Government

The NSW Department of Education is on a quest to get more men into teaching, but ongoing recruitment endeavours have failed to attract males to the female-dominated profession.

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Getting more men into nursing means a rethink of gender roles

From The Conversation: Demand for health care is soaring as the population ages, medical treatments become more widely available and more people live with chronic and complex illnesses. 

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New report seeks to tackle male cancer inequalities

A new report published by the European Cancer Organisation (ECO) highlights the actions that could be taken to reduce the burden that cancer has on men's health.

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Diversity Council flags up discrimination against men

Diversity Council Australia (DCA) is promoting flexible working hours for men in the run up to International Men’s Day on Friday 19 November 2021.

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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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