CYAAD have exposure to a wide range of theories and emerging trends, around gendered identities and its consequential implications on the lives the people particularly women.  Engaged with a diverse range of groups, organizations, and clients, CYAAD has extensively worked on gender mainstreaming, preventing gender-based violence addressing masculinities. CYAAD has been part of pioneering work on masculinities, which have been later transformed into a vibrant South Asian Network to Address Masculinities.