Feminism, fatherhood and the nurturing instinct | Gavin Evans | TEDxCoventGardenWomen

08 Dec 2017 13:06 4
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Gavin Evans questions the traditional views about what it means to be a man and debunks myths about men’s abilities to be nurturing fathers. Backed by scientific studies, Gavin’s talk illustrates how a feminist approach to fatherhood is central to the conversations on gender equality and human progress.
Gavin Evans was born in London but grew up mainly in South Africa where he became involved in the anti-apartheid campaign while working as a journalist and completing degrees in economic history, law and a PhD in politics. He returned to London 25 years ago and teaches at Birkbeck College, University of London and at Cardiff University. Mapreaders & Multitaskers – a feminist book focussing on genes and gender - was his seventh book. His latest book is The Story of Colour, which also feminist content. He has two grown-up daughters. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx

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