Reframing men and boys in policy for gender equality - Jerker Edström

This session outlines evidence-based principles as guidance for reframing gender policy and understanding the transformation of gender norms in dynamic structural contexts. It draws on two years of work reviewing evidence, compiling case studies across nine themes and synthesising principles for guidance together with researchers, practitioners and policy makers.

Jerker Edström is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies and has worked for many years on gender, masculinities and structural violence, HIV prevention, sexual health, children affected by AIDS, participation, civil society support and international health. He recently directed the consortium ‘Engendering Men: Evidence on Routes to Gender Equality’ (EMERGE) and leads IDS’ Gender and Sexuality Cluster.

Leading STRIVE member and Director of International Center for Research on Women - Asia Regional Office (ICRW-ARODr Ravi Verma chairs this session.

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