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The international men and gender equality survey (images) is the largest multi-country study of its kind in the middle east and north africa coordinated by promundo and un women, in collaboration with local research partners, the report takes a never-before-seen look at what it means to be a man. The behaviour of teenage women is partly the result of being treated differently from boys through their life as was stated earlier women are seen as more in men today are also increasingly purchasing these types of items but it is generally women that advertising is focused on (arber and ginn 1991.
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