What about the men? Frankly, it depends why you're asking

What about the men? Frankly, it depends why you're asking
 

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, a recurring refrain may be heard: “What about men?”
Behind this testy question is an impression that focusing on women and girls is squeezing out attention to the needs of men and boys, with destructive consequences. Some of the most strident calls to concentrate on men – especially young, socially isolated men – come from within the humanitarian sector, where long overdue reforms have sought to address women and girls’ vulnerability to sexual violence, and their need for safe spaces and employment, even in displacement and flight.
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8 March 2018 in World News, Views: 29
Source: Guardian
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