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Welcome to WikiProject Men's Issues. This group is dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of men's issues. If you would like to help, please join the project, participate in the talk page and see the to-do list below.


  • Document the completeness and quality of articles within this project's scope.
  • Expand and improve Wikipedia's coverage of Men's rights.
  • Find published works from reliable sources that can be cited in relevant articles.


  • This project covers articles about gender issues as they relate to men, and articles about men's issues, both historical and contemporary, both legal and cultural.


  • If you need any help or have any questions, ask on the talk page.
  • Don't engage in edit wars (see WP:EDITWARRING).
  • Be polite to other editors, even if you disagree with them (see WP:CIVIL)
  • If an article or part of its content violates Wikipedia policies, call it out (see WP:POV,WP:VERIFY, and WP:OR).

Open tasks[edit]

Stock post message.svg To-do list for Wikipedia:WikiProject Men's Issues: edit·history·watch·refresh· Updated 2017-01-17

Here are some tasks awaiting attention:
  • Assess : Articles requiring assessment are listed here
  • Categorization : Find and tag articles that are important to this project.
  • Wikify : Create {{Wikipedia:WikiProject Men's Issues/Navigation}}
  • Research : Find sources documenting historical Men's Rights Movement.


Please feel free to add yourself here, and to indicate any areas of particular interest.

  1. Ummonk (talk · contribs) (I will help coordinate this WikiProject and improve relevant articles) 02:39, 10 July 2013 (UTC)
  2. carptrash (talk · contribs) I am particularly concerned about the use of references and sources. Carptrash (talk) 14:12, 10 July 2013 (UTC)
  3. Brainy J (talk · contribs) Willing to help wherever I can, and keep things civil and neutral.-- Brainy J ~~ (talk) 15:35, 30 August 2013 (UTC)
  4. Desmay (talk · contribs) I am Managing Editor of A Voice for Men and interested in all men's issues. I could use help editing the new AVfM page here on Wikipedia, but will also help on any other projects as requested or as I see a need.Dean Esmay (talk) 12:43, 18 December 2013 (UTC)
  5. SPECIFICO (talk · contribs) I will try to expand content and edit for NPOV balanced text. SPECIFICO talk 23:29, 3 April 2014 (UTC)
  6. Chess (talk · contribs) Concerned about unreliable sources, and in civility related to these articles. 123chess456 (talk) 06:31, 28 April 2014 (UTC)
  7. Kevin Gorman (talk · contribs) I'm certainly quite interested in men's issues, and am concerned about Wikipedia's currently unbalanced coverage of them, as well as chronic representation of sources that seems to pop up in a lot of articles. One thing on my to-do list is greatly expanding our content related to rape and sexual assault in prison and its implications, something we currently have very little about. Kevin Gorman (talk) 04:52, 30 April 2014 (UTC)
  8. kabahaly (talk · contribs) (I am quite interested in this topic.) 20:07, 1 April 2015 (UTC)
  9. Kenfyre (talk · contribs) I am interested in improving articles related to men's issues in India. -Kenfyre (talk) 09:54, 21 July 2015 (UTC)
  10. DanielLZIraldo (talk · contribs) Hi! I am from spanish wikipedia and feel the necessity of improve the articles related to men's issues there, so I translate from the english wikipedia. The problem is that many of these articles has sources and citación problems, so I plan to work with you in order to solve this problem.--DanielLZIraldo (talk) 06:45, 25 August 2015 (UTC)
  11. Insertcleverphrasehere (talk · contribs) I am a common AfD, AfC, and Requested Moves contributor interested in men's rights articles. 05:24, 25 March 2016 (UTC)
  12. Letsgoraiding (talk · contribs) I am generally hoping to make Wikipedia coverage of men's issues less biased towards a feminist perspective. 23:51, 28 August 2018 (UTC)
  13. Dthomsen8 (talk) 16:12, 29 December 2018 (UTC) I want to contribute articles for all gender bias situations.
  14. Guarapiranga (talk · contribs) Thought I'd join as I found myself adding quite a bit on circumcision here, here and here, and created this page. I've also created this page on ages of consent around the world, which is also relevant here as it relates to rape accusations. And have thus also made a few contributions on this topic here, here, here, here and here.
  15. SunCrow (talk · contribs) I am interested in men's issues. Also, I want to improve the Man and Boy pages. The Boy page, in particular, is in rough shape.
  16. Richard141 (talk · contribs) I am interested in masculinism/masculism/men's right activism, and more specifically about fatherhood (imposed paternity) and fathers'rights (like sex balance among family judges).


Featured content[edit]


New articles[edit]

Please feel free to list your new Men's Issues-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them, are at least over 1,000 characters, don't have any dispute templates on them, and cite their sources, should be suggested for the Did you know? box on the Wikipedia Main Page.

The article about Bengal, which was seriously flawed, seems to be gone. Probably a good thing for the encyclopedia. Not that such an article does not belong, it was just the one that was attempted was not the way to do it. Einar aka Carptrash (talk) 23:28, 3 October 2013 (UTC)
  • The MRA publication A Voice for Men now has a Wikipedia article and could use expansion and help. I would also like to create articles on other men's rights publications.Dean Esmay (talk) 12:43, 18 December 2013 (UTC)
  • created article about traditional boys' toys and games, needs expansion

Needed articles[edit]

Feel free to request new Men's Issues related articles here.

  • I would like to see the gender lifespan gap discussed: The historical changes. The state of scientific understanding. The effective large economic subsidy it creates for female pensions and health care for female retirees, due to the fact that men bear a disproportionate burden and receive a smaller benefit.
Providing some reliable sources would help get that off the ground.
  • Surpus males Selective abortion of females in some countries, higher survival rate of male infants in first world countries, and polygamy in some cultures leads to millions of "surplus males". They cannot find women to marry (especially since older, richer males marry younger females, including as second wives). They often engage in disruptive and even violent behavior, including in gangs. Through history some leaders may have and may yet start some wars in part to "cull" the males.[1][2][3][4][5][6] Carolmooredc (Talkie-Talkie) 20:41, 27 September 2014 (UTC)

Review and assessment[edit]


In order to add articles related to Men's Issues for review and assessment, please add the tag {{WikiProject Men's Issues}} to the talk page of the article, at which point the article will be added to the Men's Issues Project Assessment section for classification and rating.

For additional information on how articles related to Men's Issues should be assessed, please refer to Assessment.



To display all subcategories click on the "►":
Men's rights(11 C, 32 P)
Child support(43 P)
Circumcision(3 C, 31 P)
Circumcision debate(1 C, 24 P)
Fathers' rights(5 C, 25 P)
Manosphere(2 C, 18 P)
Masculism(2 C, 11 P)
Men's rights activists(1 C, 23 P)
Men's spaces(4 C, 1 P)
Men's movement(7 C, 21 P)
Men's rights organizations(1 C, 5 P)





  • Fiebert, Martin; Roe, Diane (June 2012). "References Examining Assaults by Women on Their Spouses or Male Partners: An Annotated Bibliography". California State University, Long Beach.
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