ARE WE ANY CLOSER TO ENGAGING MEN IN FEMINISM?

 Søren Astrup Jørgensen

Søren Astrup Jørgensen

Liberal feminism has hit the mainstream. But are we any closer in engaging men in making progress towards gender equality? Claudia Moselhi wrote a piece for the Huff Post on the subject. She argues that if men aren’t regarded as allies, we risk alienating the very people we need to help engender positive change.

Women can effect change in all layers of society by popularising engagement of men, including the workplace. Correlation indicates that when companies commit themselves to gender diversity, they are more successful in productivity, growth and returns. Businesses must make the case that men will benefit. This means some unwelcome changes but in their place will be a set of benefits, like improved relationships at work.

Read the full opinion piece here.