Gender equality is a male issue too, says keynote speaker at BCO conference

Gender equality is not about “women winning and men losing”, delegates at the BCO conference in Berlin heard today in a gender diversity keynote speech delivered by a man. Michael Kaufman, author and the co-founder of White Ribbon – a network of men working to ending violence against women – urged men in the audience “not to be scared of powerful women” before arguing that gender equality was a dialogue for men as well as women. “I can see the men in the audience shrinking back in their seat with their arms crossed thinking ‘oh god, I’m going to get abused