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By Jane Freedman

Gender-based violence is an international phenomenon which impacts thousands all over the world. despite the fact that, regardless of the expanding realization that's now paid to this violence through coverage makers information appear to point out that those efforts aren't having as nice an impression as could have been was hoping. In all international locations of the realm, stories of gender-related violence stay increased, while many incidents of such violence most likely stay unreported as a result of worry of stigma or reprisals should you are sufferers. one of many difficulties in tackling gender-based violence has been that for too lengthy males were overlooked as a part of the answer. males are usually labelled as perpetrators of violence, yet they're probably too from time to time thought of additionally as power sufferers, or as companions and actors within the struggle opposed to violence. structures of masculinities should not competently studied to examine how dominant different types of masculinities might give a contribution to cycles of violence, and should additionally oppress and traumatise males themselves. This quantity goals to handle seriously the problems of guys, masculinity and gender-based violence, asking how males could be totally engaged within the prevention of gender-based violence, and the way this engagement can improve prevention initiatives.

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