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DEVELOPMENT POLICY AND MEN AND BOYS
Gender and Development Cooperation: Scaling up Work with Men and Boys†
Article first published online: 6 JAN 2014
© 2014 The Author. IDS Bulletin © 2014 Institute of Development Studies
Special Issue: Undressing Patriarchy: Men and Structural Violence by Editors Jerker Edström, Abhijit Das and Chris Dolan
Volume 45, Issue 1, pages 91–98, January 2014
How to Cite
Dover, P. (2014), Gender and Development Cooperation: Scaling up Work with Men and Boys. IDS Bulletin, 45: 91–98. doi: 10.1111/1759-5436.12073
- Issue published online: 6 JAN 2014
- Article first published online: 6 JAN 2014
Work with men and boys for gender equality and women and girls' empowerment has reached a stage of critical mass within development cooperation. Efforts are now needed to scale up interventions and to embed them in policy and practice. The article is written from the perspective of development bureaucracy and examines the background and the current contexts for work with men and boys and suggests main entry points for future developments.