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In the West, these inequalities of which men are victims


DECRYPTION - Toxic, violent, barbecue lovers, polluters, it is easier to paint men as culprits than as victims. Yet they too are affected by worrying inequalities.

This question seems absurd today: are men victims of discrimination?

Indeed, the inequalities affecting women are regularly at the center of the news, while those affecting men pass under the media radar.

Toxic, violent, barbecue lovers, polluters, men are more easily painted as culprits than as victims.

Admittedly, women remain the main victims of sexist and sexual violence, both outside and within the couple.

But, in this first half of the 21st century, it seems that a deep malaise haunts the male condition.

This is the thesis of Richard V. Reeves in an essay,

Of boys and men

(Swift Press, 2022), published last September in the United Kingdom.

Anglo-Saxon centrist, senior fellow of the American think-tank La Brookings, former adviser to the British liberal Nick Clegg, first deputy prime minister of David Cameron's government from 2010 to 2015, Reeves is not to be put away from the…

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Source: lefigaro

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