An epidemic of loneliness, isolation, and depression is affecting men the world-over. And it presents unique challenges: men are often brought up not to seek or accept help, to talk about their struggles, or show any kind of vulnerability. These challenges must be addressed if we are to help men live better lives.
Globally suicide rates for men are just over twice as high as they are for women and it is the leading cause of death for men under the age of 44.
Men make up almost 80% of all homicide victims recorded worldwide.
Men who were physically and sexually abused as children are 14x more likely to perpetrate physical and sexual intimate partner violence