Welcome to Men, Masculinities and Social Change. This is a website showcasing research by members of the Centre for Research into Violence and Abuse (CRiVA) at Durham University about men’s role in issues including the prevention of men’s violence against women, shifting masculine gender norms, and building gender equality in the UK and beyond.


CRiVA members have carried out a range of different research projects connected to men, masculinities and social change. You can find more information about these, and links to the resources and publications that have come out of them, below.

Our projects are currently based around five main themes: