In America and other well-developed countries, it’s easy to take education for granted. For most women, if you want to go to college, you can make it happen, whether it’s through student loans, scholarships, or alternative education. But around the world, millions of women and girls never have that opportunity, and often never even complete education past primary school. Here’s a look at 25 countries where women are often unable to go to college, and in some cases, don’t receive any education at all.
R.W. Connell has been a dominant force in scholarship on masculinity Australia for the last 25 years. One of the key concepts to come out of Connell’s work is the argument for the diversity of ‘masculinities’. This concept was developed to account for the shifting relations of dominance and marginalisation between groups of men. The emphasis on the plurality of masculinity debunks the popular myth, pursued by masculinity writers like Steve Biddulph and Robert Bly, that males have a fixed natural masculinity.