Boys cry, too: How parents are fighting toxic masculinity

Jocelyn Teo bought toys like a play kitchen and a pram for her son James Pereire, during the circuit breaker. ST PHOTO: JASON QUAH
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SINGAPORE - A non-profit in Singapore has launched a programme aimed at encouraging boys to support gender equality.

United Women Singapore (UWS) started the UWS Boys Empowered initiative last month, adding to discussions that inspire parents to be more intentional about raising their children - both sons and daughters - to reject toxic masculinity.

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