Men and anti-violence initiatives: transnational feminist reflections from Afghanistan and Pakistan

  title={Men and anti-violence initiatives: transnational feminist reflections from Afghanistan and Pakistan},
  author={Joyce Wu},
  journal={Gender, Place \& Culture},
  pages={1369 - 1385}
  • Joyce Wu
  • Published 17 November 2018
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Gender, Place & Culture
Abstract This article looks at how international development’s rhetoric for enlisting men to take up anti-violence against women’s work is translated into reality. Based on fieldwork conducted in Afghanistan and Pakistan, I argue that whilst there have been success stories of men’s behaviour changing, the localisation of gender concepts and ideas into local frameworks has not been as successful. Furthermore, inattention to how gender relations are shaped by conflict and violence results in the… 


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