Join us for this landmark event celebrating International Men’s Day. Exploring how we ‘make the difference: rethinking how we work with boys’ to ensure all young men have a positive and healthy future.
We are all aware that male suicide rates are three times higher than female suicide rates and that one man in five dies before he is old enough to retire. Data tells us that girls out do boys academically and that men are 22 times more likely as women to be imprisoned.
This conference offers an opportunity to work together to make a difference and rewrite how we work with boys to ensure they have a bright and positive future.
The conference will include presentations, exhibitors, and keynote speakers, giving you opportunities to connect and learn about evidence based strategies, best practice, new projects and supporting organisations. There will be opportunities to share knowledge and explore new and differing perspectives and which enable us to work together to change the negative statistics about men.
The aims of the day are to;
· promote boys and young men’s health and wellbeing;
· celebrate men’s positive contributions to society, their community and families; and
· promote positive male role models
The objective is to help improve gender relations and equality, to create a safer better world where everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential.
Confirmed speakers include:
John Sheppard – Resilience Doughnut
The conference aims to broaden understanding, build co-operative networks and spread knowledge to enable effective ways in which to promote the wellbeing of boys and men.