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I am so sorry to hear about your brother. Suicide by marginalized dads is an epidemic that flies under the radar of everyone. Compare the differential rates for suicides by moms and dads (not just men and women) and what you will find may shock you. In Canada there is a 3x's difference. Many of these are a result of dads being marginalized by family court judges. I would ask you to become an advocate for equal/shared parenting with co-residency after separation/divorce with stronger rules of evidence for allegations of abuse.
The term gender apartheid sounds very strong but when one analyzes the downturn in the value of men and boys it applies. Note just the following from Mark Perry's research at the U of Michigan: Perry shows that men are now on the wrong side of the degree gap at every stage of education.
Here are his figures for the class of 2009:
Associate’s degrees: 167 for women for every 100 for men.
Bachelor’s degrees: 142 for women for every 100 for men.
Master’s degrees: 159 for women for every 100 for men.
Professional degrees: 104 for women for every 100 for men.
Doctoral degrees: 107 for women for every 100 for men.
Degrees at all levels: 148 for women for every 100 for men.
The pendulum has swung way too far to the left of centre, much of it based on feminist mythology of oppression at the hands of the patriarchy. The above doesn't look too oppressive to most scholars.MJM