10 Important Things to Know About the UN’s HeForShe Campaign

Written by Keren Mikva
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HeForShe upholds the notion that women’s equality benefits men as well

HeForShe attempts to break down traditional gender stereotypes, and fights against societal pressures that have negative effects on men. For instance, suicide is four times higher among men than women, and many suicide-prevention organizations attribute this to the depression that can set in among men in light of the way society expects them to behave.