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Here are 4 important men’s health things we think you should know about…

February 27, 2013
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Here are 4 important men’s health things we think you should know about…

From the Men's Health Information and Resource Centre at the University of Western Sydney. 2013 is shaping up to be a huge year for people working in male health. There's plenty on! 1. The eternal question: how do we get men to become involved in prog...
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National Men’s Health Gathering 2013 (Brisbane)

February 27, 2013
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National Men’s Health Gathering 2013 (Brisbane)

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TUESDAY, 22 OCTOBER 2013 TO FRIDAY, 25 OCTOBER 2013, BRISBANE CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTRE

Registrations and call for abstracts are now open for the National Men’s Health Gathering incorporating;

• 7th National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Male Health Convention
• 10th National Men’s Health Conference
• The Men and Vulnerable Families Forum

The...
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National study seeks conversation with carers (Central Coast, NSW)

February 27, 2013
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National study seeks conversation with carers (Central Coast, NSW)

It takes a village to care, is the old adage. Family, friends, church groups, neighbours, schools and support groups are all playing an important role in helping people to care for the dying at home. “I couldn’t have done it without the he...
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2013 Blokes Day Out Festival

February 8, 2013
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2013 Blokes Day Out Festival

Venue Eastern Beach Reserve, Waterfront, Geelong Dates 24.03.2013 - 24.03.2013 Time 10am - 3pm Institution Barwon Health Cost Free Contact Details Peter Kelly 42153470 peter.kelly@barwonhealth.org.au Event Detail...
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2013 Blokes Day Out Festival (Geelong, VIC)

February 8, 2013
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2013 Blokes Day Out Festival (Geelong, VIC)

Venue Eastern Beach Reserve, Waterfront, Geelong Dates 24.03.2013 - 24.03.2013 Time 10am - 3pm Institution Barwon Health Cost Free Contact Details Peter Kelly 42153470 peter.kelly@barwonhealth.org.au Event Detai...
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2013 Blokes Day Out Festival (Geelong, VIC)

February 8, 2013
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2013 Blokes Day Out Festival (Geelong, VIC)

Venue Eastern Beach Reserve, Waterfront, Geelong Dates 24.03.2013 - 24.03.2013 Time 10am - 3pm Institution Barwon Health Cost Free Contact Details Peter Kelly 42153470 peter.kelly@barwonhealth.org.au Event Detai...
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If no-one speaks of dreadful things « Karen Woodall

February 5, 2013
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If no-one speaks of dreadful things « Karen Woodall

Spring sunshine on a Tuesday morning and I am musing on the emails and letters that I have been receiving over the past few months from mothers, fathers, grandparents and other family members, all on the subject of family separation, some on related is...
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EMALE Issue 119 (February 2013)

February 1, 2013
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EMALE Issue 119 (February 2013)

In this month's issue: 7 nutrients all men need Men’s Health Week Community Grants Work mental health issues cost billions engaging men national training seminar barriers that prevent older men getting help Are you concerned about men and boys ab...
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Book review of “The Good Men Project: Real Stories From the Frontline of Manhood” by K.C. Glover

January 31, 2013
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Book review of “The Good Men Project: Real Stories From the Frontline of Manhood” by K.C. Glover

David Gilmore in his expertly crafted study of masculinity, Manhood in the Making: Cultural Concepts of Masculinity (1992), points out that manhood is nearly ubiquitous in the cultures of the world. Very early on in his book, Gilmore introduces us to the Fox Indians, one of the aboriginal peoples of North America, whose word for manhood translates...
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St. Francis House: Mentoring Young Men in a Fatherless Society. By Joseph Campo

January 31, 2013
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St. Francis House: Mentoring Young Men in a Fatherless Society. By Joseph Campo

The centrality of a father or male mentor in the life of a young man is discussed by the director of St. Francis House, in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, New York. A brief description of this home for boys 18 years and older who have come from extremely difficu...
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The Completely Unregulated Practice of Male Circumcision: Human Rights’ Abuse Enshrined in Law? By John Geisheker

January 31, 2013
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The Completely Unregulated Practice of Male Circumcision: Human Rights’ Abuse Enshrined in Law? By John Geisheker

We are witnessing a disturbing tend to “enshrine” male circumcision into law, shielding the practice from health and safety regulation of any kind. This trend precedes any honest attempt to assess “morbidity,” the unavoidable co...
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But Are the Kids Really All Right? Egalitarian Rhetoric, Legal Theory and Fathers. By Katherine Young and Paul Nathanson

January 28, 2013
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But Are the Kids Really All Right? Egalitarian Rhetoric, Legal Theory and Fathers. By Katherine Young and Paul Nathanson

The underlying but disguised premise of a widely acclaimed recent movie, The Kids Are All Right, is that children do not need fathers. Because fatherhood is the only remaining source of masculine identity, however, this premise damages not only childre...
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Moral Panic: Male Studies and the Spectre of Denial. By Robert Kenedy

January 28, 2013
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Moral Panic: Male Studies and the Spectre of Denial. By Robert Kenedy

The absence of male studies programs in Canada is both a result of and clear evidence that political correctness along with moral panic and gender feminism or third wave feminism have a grip on academe, creating an adversarial schism. Over the last thr...
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Towards an Integrated Perspective on Gender, Masculinity and Manhood by John Ashfield

January 28, 2013
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Towards an Integrated Perspective on Gender, Masculinity and Manhood by John Ashfield

For decades our understanding of gender, masculinity, and manhood has arguably been bedevilled by uninformative pseudo-academic gender ideology. Detached from biological reality, and crediting culture with almost autonomous causation, this ideology of ...
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Research backs up ‘man flu’ sufferers

January 26, 2013
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Research backs up ‘man flu’ sufferers

Man flu ... no longer a myth. It has been scorned by women as a sign of male weakness for generations - but ''man flu'' might not be a myth after all as men and women have different brains, new research has claimed. Neuroscientist Amanda Ellison, of B...
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Groupwork Solutions National Training Calendar 2013

January 23, 2013
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Groupwork Solutions National Training Calendar 2013

Groupwork Solutions is a small training company that specialises in dynamic learning, mastery of practice skills, resource development, working with men, using strengths based approaches and creative group work. For more information and resources visit...
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