Manak Matiyani

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Manak Matiyani is a feminist and queer activist who has been working on issues of gender and masculinities for over a decade. He has led programmes, campaigns, and organisations that work on gender-based violence prevention and specifically engage men and boys on issues of gender, sexuality, and violence.

Articles by Manak Matiyani

A man resting his hands on another man's shoulder from behind_gender programmes

January 10, 2023
Asking men not to be violent against women isn’t enough
Gender programmes that work with men to reduce violence against women must create safe spaces for them to discuss caste, religion, sexuality, and desires.
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August 19, 2020
Productivity at the cost of well-being
Most work cultures and structures today are out of touch with the needs of young people, particularly when it comes to mental health and well-being.
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July 13, 2017
How the social sector is failing India’s youth
Despite the growing focus on youth and their development, are we really including their voices and politics in how their future is being shaped? Manak Matiyani shows us what the world looks like from that side of the table.
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