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Calls For The Sector To Fund More Projects That Target Men (03/08/12)

August 14, 2012

Source: Women’s Resource Centre (London)

Big Lottery Fund (BLF) CEO Peter Wanless recently wrote an article in Third Sector magazine on the importance of considering the needs of men when designing services. This comes after research by the Young Foundation found that the BLF receives five times as many applications for funding for projects targeted at women, and has subsequently led to BLF publishing a guidance document for charities to aid them in specifically targeting male beneficiaries. Unfortunately, this is not unusual. The women’s sector is increasingly facing the wide-spread acceptance of post-modernist thought, wherebywomens resource centre logo there is a move to ignore structural inequalities and to talk about equal and competing needs….
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