Our Hypothesis, which we are hoping to support with further research from all of our friends, partners and signatories, is this:

Gender pay gap - Too few female leaders - Equal Parenting - Confidence - Pipeline - Gender stereotypes - Girls don’t do Tech/Finance/Leadership (TV, Books, Films, Toys, Clothing, School), Bossy girls/assertive boys,

Men’s suicide rates 3 x higher - poor emotional literacy in males - men feeling like failures - Gender stereotypes

Men and power - Men and rape / sexual assault / violence - Belonging / gang culture - Boys and permissible / expected violence - Gender stereotypes

Marginalisation of women - Exclusion / Intimidation of women - Too few female role models / pioneers - Too few female leaders - Male controlled media - Male controlled