With less than six months to go until the Gender Duty becomes law, the MHF is launching its report 'What the Gender Duty will mean for the health of men'.
The report is available at the new section of the Forum's website dedicated to the gender duty. It has the easy-to-remember shorthand address: www.mhfgenderduty.org.uk.
MHF CEO Peter Baker said: 'The new Gender Duty requires public bodies including the NHS to actively promote equality between men and women. Since men do worse in many areas of health, specific actions will be needed to improve male health'.
The Forum is calling for action in the following areas if the gender duty is to achieve its potential:
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