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Downloadable Reports

This page has two aims, to ensure the widest circulation of useful reports for those working with boys, young men and fathers, as well as to illustrate the type of work we do. We thank all of those who have given permission to make these available as downloads.

Each report may be downloaded by clicking the respective download link on the right.

Boys Under 5 Download Link
Raising Boys (now ABC 0-5) internal and external evaluation reports. Looking at the impact of our very successful programme targeting mothers with sons under 5.
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Developing work with boys in Manchester City Council Sure Starts (A BDP project 2010-11).
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Boys 5-11 Download Link
Raising Boys 5-11 Evaluation Report looking at the impact of our very successful programme targeting mothers with sons at Primary School.
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Willpower Challenge is a programme targeting boys in year 5 who will have difficulties making the transition into Secondary School.
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Conflict Resolution Skills is a programme that aims to teach children in year 3 and 4 a series of practical conflict resolution skills.
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Young Men Download Link
Boys’ Underachievement: What schools think and do.
Centre for Young Men’s Studies, Ulster University (2009).
This study was based on a series of interviews with heads of Year 10, in secondary schools across Northern Ireland.
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Stuck in the Middle (young men: conflict, violence and safety).
Centre for Young Men’s Studies, Ulster University (2009).
Based on a series of interviews with boys and young men aged 13-18 across Northern Ireland.
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Engaging Young Men in the National Chlamydia Screening Programme: Some recommendations for the implementation of the ‘Men Too’ strategy.
Simon Forrest and Trefor Lloyd (2008).
Literature review and interviews with young men, with a series of recommendations.
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Boys, Young Men and Sexual Health services: The conditions and circumstances under which boys and young men first use sexual health services.
Simon Forrest (2007).
Literature review, interviews with young men and a series of recommendations.
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Men and Violence an evaluation of three innovative projects.
YouthNet, Belfast (2002).
Literature review, project description and proposals for future work.
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What Works? – Boys’ and Young Men’s Health.
Health Development Agency (2002).
Contains a literature review, project descriptions and a series of recommendations.
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Young Men, Risk-Taking and Health.
Research carried out for Birmingham Health Authority by Trefor Lloyd and Neil Davidson with men in their early twenties reflecting on why they took risks when they were younger and why they stopped.
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Underachieving Young Men Preparing for Work (a report for practitioners).
Joseph Rowntree Foundation (2002).
This is a summary of a programme developed for underachieving boys (in Year 10) to enable them to find out about the workplace.
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Young men, sex and the law.
This is the first from the ‘boys talking sex’ project, and summarises 400 young men (mainly 13-17 years of age) views of sex and the law. If you want to find out how to get involved in this project, go to the projects page.
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Young men and how they are viewed.
This is the second from the ‘boys talking sex’ project and summarises 200 young men (mainly 13-17 years of age) views on others view of them.
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Boys and Underachievement Literature Review (carried out for the Centre for Young Men’s Studies, Ulster University)
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Young Fathers Download Link
Young Fathers and Midwives, a missed opportunity?
This is a scoping report prepared for Brook and funded by Monument and involved interviewing 18 young fathers (and their partners) and 8 specialist midwives.
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Refugee and Asylum Seeking Young Men Download Link
Touching the Margins describes two programmes addressing the skills needs of young male refugee and asylum seekers.
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Other Downloads Download Link
Article for EYE (Early Years Educator) August 2012
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‘Stand Out’ Boys early intervention in schools
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Stand Out Boys project evaluation report
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