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Is the gender gap in long hours damaging men's health?

Millions of Australians are spending long hours at work and it could be having a negative impact on their health. Men in particular are up to three times more likely than women to work long hours in paid work and yet the Federal Government has so far chosen to ignore the gendered nature of the problem.

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Have your say: does gender inequality impact men and boys?

Does gender inequality impact men and boys? One of the principles of the National Men’s Health Strategy is that we should acknowledge the influence of gender on health and address the gender inequality issues faced by men. But what are the gender inequality issues that impact men and boys?

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Calling International Men's Day champions for 2023

It's exactly six months until International Men's Day (IMD), which falls on Sunday 19 November 2023.

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More support needed for grassroots groups that bring men together

There has been an explosion of innovative grassroots projects that foster social connection between men, AMHF CEO Glen Poole said today at the Men’s Health Connected final session on social connection and men’s health.

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The Power of Connection: Men's Health Initiatives Highlight the Importance of Social Bonds

Exploring the ways social connection enriches men’s lives was a topic viewed from many angles this week as part of the Men’s Health Connected May series, timed to celebrate Mates Day on May 8.

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Mates Day Showcase: projects building social connection in men

Monday May 8 is Mates Day and to mark the occasion a number of great projects that promote social connection in men will be showcasing their work online at this year's Men's Health Connected.

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Exploring the vital link between mateship and men’s health

Many men lack the opportunity to build quality mateship in their lives, a webinar on social connection and men’s health heard today.

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How do we get more men moving?

Physical activity is central to men’s health. Being active helps reduce men’s risk of a wide range of common health issues including heart disease, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure and poor mental health.

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Is Australian mateship in crisis?

Men with good mates live longer lives, yet Australian men are nearly twice as likely as women to say that they don’t have family or friends to confide in.

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Male gig workers struggling to make ends meet

A new report released by the McKell Institute has found that the majority of Australian gig workers are struggling to make ends meet, with many facing significant financial insecurity and a lack of access to basic workplace protections.

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