Earlier this week was international men’s day which highlights men’s health, improving gender relations, promoting gender equality, and highlighting male role models. With many of the stereotypical characteristics of being a man following on the lines of to “not show emotions”, to “toughen up”, to rely on the physical and not emotional we can see that there have been many negative effects of this. In this years Samaritans suicide report, it again shows that “Male rates remain
I had just started at a university in the next city over and I had a girlfriend back home. She hadn’t had a good life so far, her parents didn’t pay much attention and her ex had died in a car accident a year or so before. She was nice – I liked her. An alarm bell should have sounded when she would occasionally start calling me Dan. She had her demons, but I was young and this was my first girlfriend, I honestly didn’t think I’d ever find someone to pay attention to me. I was
Stay Brave UK is on a mission, and I’d like you to join us on this journey. I joined the Trustee Board of Stay Brave UK because I understand the need for campaigning organisations which seek to prevent, combat and eliminate domestic, sexual and intimate abuse. Stay Brave UK is unique. We’re an organisation which campaigns to ensure that nobody, regardless of gender, is denied access to support. But we also recognise the global pandemic of injustice which is gender inequality.