Men's Rights Movement
The men's rights movement (MRM) aims to address what its members perceive as injustices uniquely suffered by men. Because men's rights activists (MRAs) are drawn to the movement for various, often personal reasons, the MRM does not adhere to a specific platform or orthodoxy. Several grievances, however, resonate more widely across the movement than others. Most activism within the movement has focused on perceived disparities in family law, criminal justice, employment, and health care.
The roots of the MRM can be traced to second-wave feminism and related forms of activism and debates surrounding gender in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s. In the first decades of the twenty-first century, however, proponents often find themselves in conflict with contemporary...Read more