Meeting: Directors of NI Social Services

On Friday 12th May 2017, The Men & Boy's Initiative held one of our most important meetings to date at the Health & Social Care Head Office in Belfast. After a long wait (with initial discussions dating back to November... Continue Reading →

Was Mike Nesbitt Assaulted And Why Is It Funny?

By now we've all seen the image that appeared online yesterday (09/05/17), allegedly from an incident some months back which feature a (seemingly) motionless Mike Nesbitt lying prone on the floor of the Stormont Hotel. Nesbitt himself has remained relatively... Continue Reading →

Domestic Violence: A Male Problem?

Is Domestic Violence a male centred issue? Are acts of Domestic Violence typically carried out by men, or is this an old narrative used to squeeze the last drop of funding by organisations who's relevance fades with changing statistics? If... Continue Reading →

Sarah Phillimore: Are Family Courts Biased?

It's an age old question in the argument of child custody and separation, and indeed it's one that we at the Men & Boy's Initiative get asked quite often by the people we advise. Yesterday (19/03/17), this complicated issue reared... Continue Reading →

Donna’s Law or Everyone’s Law?

Do gendered titles deflect from legislation's effectiveness? Read our views and the accompanied backlash

Activist Groups Don’t Want Anonymity for Falsely Accused

Should men who face accusations of sexual assault be granted anonymity until proven guilty? Women's Activist groups are campaigning to say no

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