Rachel Mathews - Author

Lost boys: Growing up male in Australia

Mike is joined by Dr Rachel Matthews, Student Welfare Co-Ordinator & author of Never Look ‘Desperate’, to discuss what the Dr refers to as Australia’s male crisis.

‘We have men lighting their estranged wives on fire, men fleeing overseas after killing the mother of their children, we have men murdering women who were out for a jog in the middle of the day’.

‘We have sky-rocketing rates of male suicide, addiction, disconnected youth and unprecedented rates of incarcerated young men, especially those of colour’.

Where do these truths connect?

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Rachel Matthews - Author
About Rachel

Dr Rachel Matthews is a Melbourne author, lecturer and teacher. Her debut novel Vinyl Inside received strong press reviews and was highly commended by the Australian Vogel Award judges.

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