Activity of Männerpolitische Grundsatzabteilung
Aims and objectives
Key themes of the Men's Policy Department are: awareness raising and education on gender equality, men's health, violence by and against men and boys, positive identity formation in young men, the development of male role models, and services related to male-specific concerns. The Men's Policy Department at the Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection is a unique institution in Europe, which complements policy on women in terms of a gender politics partnership. The Men's Policy Department grants funding to individual projects in accordance with the abovementioned priorities.
Name: Männerpolitische Grundsatzabteilung
Area of intervention: Men and gender equality
Organisation Country: Austria
Organisation Zip Code: A-1010
Organisation Phone: 43 (1) 711 00 -3444
Name: Johannes Berchtold
Boys Day is supported by BMASK in cooperation with the Federal Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture. In 2008 BMASK took the lead in developing an Austria-wide Boys Day for the first time. For details, see www.boysday.at . Austrian Boys Day 2011 was on 11 November 2011. The second Austrian men's report was presented to the National Council in the first half of 2011.