Despite all the progress we’ve made, most men still feel limited by the teachings of the Man Box. Our culture dictates that men must be powerful and dominating, fearless and in control, strong and emotionless, and successful - and that women are objects, property and less than. The messages are everywhere.
But millions of us are committed to breaking out of the Man Box. We know that we can embrace a healthy, respectful manhood to prevent violence against women, sexual assault, sexual harassment, bullying and many other social ills — and to advance gender equity worldwide.
Will you join the movement today by taking the #HealthyManhood pledge?
I pledge to: