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Masculinities and Transition in Turkey: Country Brief

Despite a progressive legal framework and social and human resources policies aimed at benefiting women in Turkey, their labour force participation has remained low. Female entrepreneurship has become seen as a solution to increasing women’s role in the economy, whilst the role of men has...

10 September 2019

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Masculinities and Transition in Ukraine: Country Brief

As Ukraine has attempted to distance itself from the Soviet past and to establish a strong and independent self-identity, ideals of masculinity and femininity have emerged that have both nationalist and traditionalist overtones. The respective emphasis on women’s domestic role and men’s role...

Charlie Walker & 2 others

10 September 2019

Brief

Masculinities and Transition: Summary Brief

Profound social and economic transitions over the past 30 years have shaped women’s lives and opportunities in Egypt, Kazakhstan, Turkey and Ukraine in varying ways. Much less is known about men’s experiences of economic transition and reactions to the diverse changes in women’s circumstances.

10 September 2019

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Masculinities and Transition: Enduring Privilege?

There has been significant progress in gender equality globally over recent decades, such as in school enrolment or in labour force participation rates, and in certain groups of men’s and boys’ attitudes to gender equality; particularly among younger, educated males in urban areas. Yet,...

10 September 2019

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