March 14, 2010

In the Daily Beast article “Getting the Guys to Help,” Dana Goldstein discusses how women activists in Africa are finding ways to reach out to men to involve them in the fight for women’s rights. Involving both men and women in this fight has proven to be more successful than targeting only women, as the lives of women are largely controlled by deeply rooted traditions and ideologies. The author mentions Tostan as one of the organizations that have successfully reached out to both genders with messages of human rights, empowering communities as a whole to make positive changes.

Click here to read the article “Getting the Guys to Help” by Dana Goldstein.