Colour vision deficiency affects more than 3 million people in the UK, predominantly men, but the condition receives little attention and sufferers remain disadvantaged in many walks of life, not least in the class room.
If your child fell into depression, would you know the signs? The truth is though, identifying depression is often not easy. Here one father and son relate their family’s journey to chart a path back from mental illness.
According to a new campaign by Lynx, men are repeatedly asking Google what is the acceptable way for a man to express his emotions by typing in the question: ‘Is it OK for guys to be depressed?’ Here’s our answer.
This week the BBC reported there are more than 4,000 people sleeping rough on the streets of England, a 16% rise in the last year. What they didn’t mention is that 88% are men. What lays behind this ‘gender blindness’ to male disadvantage? And how can we find a way forward?
There is an assumption that men simply refuse to talk about their problems, but a growing body of evidence suggests men just have a different way of expressing themselves — one example is the profound but unassuming support offered by all-male organisations such as Round Table.
Last week it was reported that more than one in three domestic violence victims are men, despite this policy remains primarily focused on female victims and male perpetrators. Here one man gives his insight into being a counsellor with the Duluth Model perpetrator programme, which casts domestic violence as a product of patriarchy and sees perpetrators as almost exclusively male.