Men’s Elective Network
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Barry Golding, International Men’s Sheds Organisation Convenor;
When my book, The Men’s Shed Movement: The Company of Men was published in the US two years ago (in 2015) there were 1,325 Men’s Sheds globally, 30 per cent of which were overseas, mainly in Ireland (227), the UK (124) and New Zealand (54).
The first ever Men’s Sheds in a community setting opened less then 20 years ago (in Tongala, Victoria and Lane Cove, NSW in 1998). Given that the global total is (to August 2017) approximately 2,000 Sheds open and operating globally, with more than half of these open outside of Australia, this is becoming a remarkable international movement across at least ten countries. Continue reading…
The men’s movement is a social movement that emerged in the 1960s and 1970s, primarily in Western countries, which consists of groups and organizations of men and their allies who focus on gender issues and whose activities range from self-help and support to lobbying and activism.
The men’s movement is made up of several movements that have differing and often antithetical goals.Major components of the men’s movement include the men’s liberation movement, profeminist men’s movement, mythopoetic men’s movement, men’s rights movement, and the Christian men’s movement, most notably represented by the Promise Keepers.
Below are a handful of international network links for your attention, if you know of any missing entities for contribution or your organisation would like to be included in the list – Contact Us.