Male groups are needed – but not to return to the savannah

March 10, 2022

“Curious and critical conversations about the male role that are difficult need to take place. The problem is when we don’t sort out the conversation based on the different ideological starting points that exist. Sexually thirsty lions on the savannah and men getting better at asking for help are different things. Is it a return to the 1950s housewife ideal or more present fathers we want?”

This is what Make Equals Johan Pettersson and Alan Ali from the organisation MÄN said in an article in Göteborgsposten. The article describes why conversations between men need to be based on the understanding that stereotypical expectations of men and boys are harmful to themselves and others. Only through this understanding can men be part of real change – for their sake and for the sake of others.

Read the full article here: https://bit.ly/3if6gTp

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