Organisations supporting men and boys


Towards Gender Harmony joins a team of researchers collecting data in over 40 countries to understand current gender stereotypes in a cross-cultural perspective.

Men Engage Alliance is an international community that works with men and boys and challenges harmful and rigid notions of masculinity, for gender and social justice.

MenCare  is a Global Fatherhood Campaign active in 60 countries promoting men’s active, equitable and nonviolent involvement as fathers and caregivers around the world.

The ManKind Project (MKP) is a global brotherhood of nonprofit/charitable organizations that conduct challenging and highly rewarding programs for men at every stage of life.

Movember is a global organization engaging men where they are to understand what works best and accelerate change in the men’s health crisis.  


Boys Africa Foundation This foundation is focused on using research, capacity improvement, and policy reforms to address pressing concerns affecting the disillusionment in the state of boyhood and men in their quest to embrace positive masculinity.


The Healthy Male (Australia) provides evidence-based, easy to understand advice on male health and well-being for men, boys, and their families.


Breaking the Silence (UK) provides a completely confidential service for men of Asian, African and African-Caribbean origin, aged 13 and over affected by sexual abuse including its related problems.

Boys Development Project (UK) develops, designs and delivers programmes targeting children (but primarily boys) and their families, within schools, children’s centers and other community settings.

Brothers (Norway) is the leading organization dedicated to empowering boys’ and men’s friendships.

Future Men (UK) wants a better future for every boy, every man and everyone.

Global Fund for Children (UK) supports a network of ten community-based organizations across England that are engaging young people in exploring gender justice, understanding the role of masculinities in their lives, and creating positive social change.

Lads Need Dads (UK) raises awareness and understanding of the important role fathers play in the emotional, mental and educational development and well-being of boys

Men and Boys Coalition (UK) is a network of organizations, academics, journalists, professionals and leaders committed to highlighting and taking action on the gender-specific issues that affect men and boys.

We Are Survivors (UK) a survivor focused voluntary sector organisation that aims to create and facilitate safe spaces for male (including trans and non-binary individuals) survivors of sexual abuse, rape and sexual exploitation across Greater Manchester.

North America

MenAnd is an online resource that offers trusted, accessible support, information and resources for the complex mental and relational health challenges men face.

Next Gen Men is dedicated to changing how the world sees, acts and thinks about masculinity.

A Call to Men: The Next Generation of Manhood works to transform society by promoting healthy, respectful manhood and offering training and educational resources for companies, government agencies, schools, and community groups.

American Men’s Studies Association is developing the critical studies of men and masculinities globally while providing a forum for teachers, researchers, students, artists, and practitioners to collaborate and support one another in a mutually empowering environment.

APA Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinities advances knowledge in the new psychology of men through research, education, training, public policy and improved clinical services for men.

Boys and Girls Club of America: Helping young people reach their full potential. 

The Black Barbershop is dedicated to addressing health disparities in African American Men.

Center for Mindful Self-Compassion is committed to building an equitable, inclusive, and caring global community supporting the practice of self-compassion where each person matters and everyone belongs.

Center of Men’s Excellence Blog: Blogs on becoming excellent men.

Daddit: A subreddit for dads to meet and share.

Ever Forward mentors underserved youth in middle and high school by providing them with safe, brave communities that build character and transform lives.

Fatherhood: Helping dads be a positive role model.

Get Mental: a self-improvement app for developing resilience to stress.

The Good Men Project is a diverse community of 21st century thought leaders who are actively participating in a conversation about the way men’s roles are changing in modern life—and the way those changes affect everyone.

The Greater Good Science Center turns scientific research into stories, tips, and tools for a happier life and a more compassionate society.

HeadsUpGuys: A support project aiming to reduce the prevalence of suicide amongst men.

Healthy Masculinity Action Project is working to prevent violence through transformational programs and services for youth and adults that promote healthy masculinity and empowered womanhood.

Heroic Imagination Project is a non-profit research and education organization dedicated to promoting heroism in everyday life

Inside CircleAn organization building transformative environments for system-impacted youth and adults to heal, find purpose, and build meaningful lives of service.

Man Therapy has spent over ten years breaking down barriers to help-seeking behavior and smashing the notion that men can’t talk about their feelings.

The Men’s Center for Growth and Change is helping men and boys realize their full potential to love and positively connect with themselves and others.

Men’s Health Network is reaching men, boys, and their families where they live, work, play, and pray with health awareness and disease prevention messages and tools, screening programs, educational materials, advocacy opportunities, and patient navigation.

The Men’s Story Project is a scalable storytelling and dialogue project that brings critical dialogue on social ideas about masculinity into public forums around the world – via men’s own stories.

Mindful Schools Our vision is for all children to learn in mindful schools that nurture a new generation of leaders to create a more equitable and thriving world.

Teaching for Change: Connecting learning to the world around us.

South America

Equimundo: Center for Masculinities and Social Justice  (Brazil) has worked internationally and in the US since 2011 to engage men and boys as allies in gender equality, promote healthy manhood, and prevent violence.

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