Canada: Ottawa kick-starts push to bring men and boys into fight for gender equality

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'Trumpeting the need for men and boys to enlist in the fight for gender equality, the federal government is awarding $562,000 to four organizations in a bid to lay the foundation for its promised national strategy.

Women and Gender Equality Minister Maryam Monsef is set to announce the funding Friday in Calgary, where she will also hail the release of a report prepared by her department to summarize months of cross-country consultations about how men and boys can “unlearn” what the government deems “outdated gender stereotypes” that harm everyone.

The report calls for programs that use role models to encourage men and boys to support gender equality, champion private companies that support these ideas, and create “safe spaces” in places like schools where men and boys can discuss healthy masculinity and ideas about what it means to be a man.
Finally, Next Gen Men, an organization designed to promote “positive masculinity,” will get $125,000 to build networks of “pro-feminist male leaders” to engage with feminist and women’s groups on gender equality.'

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... to watch the train wreck.

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As a Canadian taxpayer, I find thus utterly offensive. Why doesn't she spend the money instead on a workshop for women including herself to unlearn their female privilege?

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