Boys will be caring authentic themselves brave compassionate sensitive allies

Almost 70% of parents* say their sons don’t feel comfortable sharing when they feel scared or lonely. We believe boys can be themselves, their wonderful, complex, healthy, emotional selves — with a little help.

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Together we can change boyhood for the better.

The Global Boyhood Initiative is about guiding boys to:

Share Emotions in Healthy Ways

Accept & Connect With Others

Stand Up & Speak Out Against Bullying & Inequality

Break Free From Stereotypes

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Card decks for parents and kids ages 4-13 years old

Read Our State Of America's Boys Report

An Urgent Case for a More Connected Boyhood

Read our research with parents in the U.S.

Staying-at-Home with our Sons: Fostering Healthy Masculinity* in Challenging Times

Read our report about masculinity onscreen.

If He Can See It, Will He Be It? Representations of Masculinity in Boys’ Television

Action Steps for Parents

Action Steps for Content Creators

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