Male suicide reduction summit, May 17

In the UK the male suicide rate is three times higher than the female suicide rate, yet successive governments have done next to nothing in an effort to reduce it. Many government policy directions contribute directly or indirectly to the high male suicide rate e.g. fathers’ denial of access to children following relationship breakdowns, lack of support for homeless men, lack of support for male victims of domestic abuse, favouring the employment of women over men in the public sector… and much more besides. As many British men are killing themselves as there were 50 years ago, while the female suicide rate has steadily fallen over the same period.

We’re very interested in hearing about initiatives to reduce the male suicide rate, so I was pleased to learn a male suicide reduction summit is to be held on Friday. My thanks to Claire-Louise Meadows for giving exposure to this event:


About Mike Buchanan

I'm a men's human rights advocate, writer, and publisher. My primary focus is leading the political party I launched in 2013, Justice for Men & Boys (and the women who love them). I still work actively on two campaigns I launched in early 2012, Campaign for Merit in Business and the Anti-Feminism League. In 2014 I launched The Alternative Sexism Project, aiming to raise public understanding that the sexism faced by men and boys has far more grievous consequences than the sexism faced by women and girls.
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