A question many people worldwide have been asking as of late has been, “Is masculinity in crisis?” Australian archeologist Peter McAllister believes so, saying, “Men are really searching for a role in modern society; the things we used to do aren’t in much demand anymore.” This question is particularly prevalent in the East African country of Kenya which currently brandishes the highest unemployment rate in the region. However, instead of resorting to violence which is what many do to reassert their masculinity, five Kenyan men profiled by African Arguments are challenging the idea of what it means to be “Big Men” through other actions. Read their stories here.