You Too

Gender inequality, gender-based violence, and discrimination are not women’s issues. These are human rights issues. Men and Boys have very important roles in creating a gender-equal world. It SHOULD NOT ONLY be the women’s fights for their own freedom and rights. You Too is a platform for all men and boys to share their stories and fights for creating a gender equal world.

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    Fighting Against Sex Crimes

    Not long ago, I joined this organization Rape Trauma Services (RTS), a non-profit whose goal is to support those who face sexual abuse and trauma. Through the training RTS provided me, and through the support I’ve given to the survivors, I have been able to see the immense value in being a male, fighting against sex crimes. For those with their father, their boyfriend, or their colleague being their assaulter, I can show the survivors that there are still men who can be supportive. By joining RTS as a Sexual Assault counselor and advocate, I have faced the struggle of sharing what I do with everyone I know. Although I…

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    Mind The Gender Gap!

    When it comes to gender inequality, a lot of people don’t even accept the existence of  a huge ‘gender gap’ in the society. They perceive all gender discrimination and inequalities as social and cultural norms and feel it is ideal to adhere to these traditions. They also fail to acknowledge that there is systematic gender discrimination almost everywhere in the world. Women don’t have equal access and opportunities of education, employment, healthcare or political participation.   Can Gender Gap Really be Measured? The Global Gender Gap Index was first introduced by the World Economic Forum in 2006 as a framework for measuring gender disparities and tracking their progress over time.…

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    Eliminate Gender Discrimination by Building Self Awareness

    Every girl and woman in this world are entitled to equal rights and access to education, job, food, healthcare, and safety as that of a man. Unfortunately, that is not the case in any society in the world. Even in the developed countries in the world, women are exposed to gender based discrimination and violence. In order to eliminate gender discrimination from our lives, we need a great deal of awareness and willingness to fight against it. Gender based inequalities are major causes of violation of human rights of women and girls across the Globe. Bringing complete gender parity is one of the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations…

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    You Too..

      “It’s time for men to understand that when women are destroyed, it’s not a women’s question, it’s a human question. And if it’s a human question, men really need to be a part of this fight.”- Dr. Denis Mukuwege   Systematic Gender discrimination, sexual and domestic abuse against women , female infanticides or dowry murder are not only women’s issues. These are human rights issues.    You Too…. To All Men and Boys, we urge that YOU TOO (#YouToo) have a huge responsibility and important role in preventing gender discrimination. Gender inequality does not only affect women, but has negative impact economic and social growth of society. According to…

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    A Step by Step Guide for Men to Fight Against Gender Discrimination

    Complete elimination of systematic gender discrimination needs the active involvement of people of all genders. Gender discrimination is not ONLY as women’s problem, it’s a developmental problem. Like other Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations, gender equality is an issue of human rights and humanity. As we acknowledge the fact that gender equality is not women’s issues, we should encourage men to work as allies to achieve gender parity. For that purpose, we’ve tried to simply the issue of gender equality for men and boys in this post. And we hope this will serve as a guide for men and boy to fight against gender discrimination. Men and boys…