A Framework for Positive Male Engagement in Women's & Reproductive Health

Gender is a social construct that has divided the provision of reproductive health care, a topic which matters to everyone. Reproductive health matters if you're planning a pregnancy or planning to avoid a pregnancy; it matters if you're sexually active, abstinent, or even asexual. If it doesn't matter to you, it will matter to someone who you love. The EMERGE Lab exists to ensure that men recognize their responsibility and so that others recognize the positive role that men can play in women's reproductive health and gender equity. Here are a few ways men can become and be encouraged to become engaged: