Author: Michael Kaufman

August 26, 2019 Michael Kaufman 1 comment

Actor and activist Emma Watson; Undersecretary-general of the United Nations and head of UN Women Phumzile Mlambo-NgcUka, head of Women Deliver, Katja Iversen, and Michael Kaufman.   This years G7 meetings (both the gathering in Biarritz, France and many rounds of ministerial meetings) are over. But the issues raised in these meetings.  Earlier this year…

February 23, 2019 Michael Kaufman No comments exist

This year’s Oscar nominations tell us there is more afoot about men in Hollywood than sexual predators, harassers and those who exclude women. Yes, the gender equality revolution is certainly about women’s empowerment and ending abuse, but it’s also about reimagining and redefining men’s lives. This year’s nominees show us, though, just how difficult that…

February 17, 2019 Michael Kaufman No comments exist

In my new book, The Time Has Come. Why Men Must Join the Gender Equality Revolution, I draw on feminist analyses, women’s organizing, and women’s voices to make the moral, economic, political and social case for men to embrace efforts to achieve gender justice in our workplaces, homes, schools and nations.   It would be…

June 13, 2018 Michael Kaufman No comments exist

by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN women, and Michael Kaufman   For most people, the annual G7 meeting may just seem like an expensive photo-op that doesn’t connect with any concrete change in people’s lives. But for us, appointed by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to sit on his G7…