Women all over the world are outliving men and so more action is needed to improve men and boys’ health, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO).
More than 140 million children will be born in 2019, with the boys expected to die 4.4 years younger than the girls of average (69.8 years v 74.2 years).Read more
With suicide rates among construction workers higher than any other group in Australia, a blueprint for better mental health in the industry has arrived, along with $700,000 in funding to support a range of initiatives for men’s mental health.Read more
The suicide prevention charity R U OK? has launched a new campaign targeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide.
Called ‘Stronger Together’, the campaign leans on culturally appropriate resources to provide guidance on addressing suicide among Indigenous communities.Read more
Loneliness is impacting the physical and mental health of Australians and men are feeling the impact, according to the CEO of a leading mental health charity.Read more
Lecturer in psychology and counselling at the University of Southern Queensland, James Brown, is seeking to explore the barriers and enablers of father involvement in parenting.Read more
The power of football and the community feeling it invokes continues to be a source of inspiration in developing mental health and wellbeing programs for men.Read more
If more than half of Australian men are concerned about some aspect of their sex lives, we need to closely examine the cultural and political context of male sexuality, says Jennifer Power, Senior Research Fellow at the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society, La Trobe University. Her article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license.Read more
Strong Dads Strong Futures study engages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island men in parenting research
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men have rarely rated a mention within discussions of parenting; their roles and responsibilities largely neglected or ignored.Read more
The topic of male violence will come under scrutiny at a conference in Santa Fe, where academics, authors and researchers in the field will be asking ‘what makes men violent?’
What is at the core of the problem? What has been overlooked? Why are 90 per cent of people in federal and state prisons for committing violent acts male?Read more
Beale Street in downtown Memphis, Tennessee, along the Mississippi River is famously known as the home of the blues. It’s 2.9 km stretch is also synonymous with the pain and struggle of black America, depicted by James Baldwin in his book If Beale Street Could Talk, now a feature film from director Barry Jenkins’ (a follow-up to the Academy Award-winning Moonlight).Read more