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A Call to Action - Engaging Men and Boys in Healthy Masculinities

Join this interactive panel, moderated by World Bank Group speakers, of leading male activists and educators, private sector business owners, and international speakers as they engage in conversations about various notions of masculinities that can shape attitudes, beliefs and ultimately behavior. Panel members will include male activist Tony Porter, "A Call to Men;" Pamela Zaballa of “NO MORE Foundation”;  representatives of "Men Engage" chapters in Canada and Nepal as well as the "NO MORE Foundation" chapters in Cyprus and Ecuador. Participants will learn how these men have cultivated a space of awareness and accountability to promote gender equality.  Participants will also be offered strategies to promote healthy relationships at the workplace, community, and home. (Webinar – 90 minutes)

Hosted by: Laurence Telson, DAPP Coordinator & Stephanie Asare Nti, DAPP/FCS Counselor

Introduction: Ashikur Rahman, President of Operations, World Bank Group Family Network

Moderator: Talib Esmail, Chair, WBG Staff Association


  • Tony Porter, A Call to Men
  • Pamela Zaballa, Global Executive Director, NO MORE Foundation
  • Shane Joseph, Men Engage, Canada
  • Laxman Belbase, Men Engage, Nepal
  • Yiannos Spyrou,  Cyprus Says NO MORE
  • Marios Kyriacou, Cyprus Says NO MORE

Closing Remarks: Stuart Fisher, Program Manager, Domestic Abuse Prevention Program

THU: 11/18/2021: 8:00 am Wash DC, 4:00 pm Nairobi, 6:30 pm Delhi, 8:00 pm Bangkok

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