ADVOCACY

Welcome. This page offers you resources and opportunities for action. Together, we are finding – and using – our collective voice for gender equality!

Finding Our Voice

MERGE is helping us find our voice. Below are resources you can use to promote a deeper understanding of masculinity and gender equality, helping expand the conversation around boys and men.

The video, “Finding Our Voice,” introduces the vision and aspiration of MERGE for Equality.
MERGE Conversation Guide cover The MERGE Conversation Guide is a tool for expanding the conversation about gender equality.
Sociologist Michael Kimmel’s TED Talk offers a compelling case for the benefits of gender equality.

Using Our Voice

MERGE is helping us use our voice. Below are timely actions you can take – and encourage others to take – to advance gender equality.


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The MenCare Parental Leave Platform offers a policy framework for leaving gender inequality behind and for giving our children the care they need.
MERGE Executive Director John Engel writes about family leave: Fatherhood Journey | Daily Hampshire Gazette

Endorse the Parental Leave Platform today!

The “State of America’s Fathers Report” notes the Involved fatherhood Revolution has the Power to advance Gender equality.
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Promote involved fatherhood by reading and sharing this report with all who engage in relevant programing and policy work.


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The ‘State of the World’s Fathers’ report is the world’s first report to provide a global view of the state of men’s contributions to parenting and caregiving.

Promote involved fatherhood by reading and sharing this report with all who engage in relevant programing and policy work.