By running cooking classes for men, the HOPEM, "Men for Change Network" in Mozambique wants to change typical masculine thinking. Many members say they have acquired a new appreciation for the work their wives do daily.
Elderly women do nearly five hours of housework per day on average. Men do closer to three. That difference is bad for women's health, and it's important to think about as baby boomers retire.
The Rent a Teacherman program aims to put more men in elementary schools. It's about time: In the state of Bremen, where the project is based, more than 20 percent of elementary schools don't have a single male teacher.
The HOPEM, "Men for Change Network", wants to change typical masculine mentalities: It runs cooking classes for men. Many participants say it has given them a new appreciation for the work their wives do every day.
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