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Social inequality effects on men's mental health explored by Committee

21 June 2019

The Women and Equalities Committee holds the second session as part of its inquiry into mental health of men and boys. #MensMentalHealth

Social inequality and economic factors

There will be a particular focus on social inequality and economic factors affecting male mental health.

Written evidence submitted to the inquiry focused on educational disparities between boys and girls at school, as well as the challenges posed by formal discipline procedures and how it affects boys’ long-term outcomes and mental health.

Witnesses

Wednesday 26 June in Committee Room 18, Palace of Westminster

At 09.50am

  • Ben Twomey, Head of Policy & Research at National Youth Advocacy Service
  • Samuel Howell, Policy Officer for London Youth
  • Kate Stanley, Director of Strategy, Policy and Evidence at NSPCC

At approximately 10.40am

  • Martin Tod, Chief Executive of the Men's Health Forum
  • Professor Brendan Gough, Director of Research at Leeds Beckett University
  • Samir Jeraj, Policy and Practice Officer at the Race Equality Foundation 

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