August 4, 2021
When discussing the the issue of sexual violence prevention, the idea of “toxic masculinity” often comes up as a contributing factor to the problem. However, we don’t hear about the positive things men are doing everyday to change social norms and helping to combat sexual violence. Rob Okun from Voice Male discusses the anti-sexist men’s movement and the global impact it is having.
Topics covered include:
- Why the anti-sexist men’s movement is so important
- How terms like “toxic masculinity” can be problematic and hurt sexual violence prevention
- What is the Third MenEngage Global Symposium and how is helping to give men a voice in the anti sexist men’s movement
- The importance of sharing alternate stories of what manhood