He used the momentum to reinforce that men were “largely responsible for the problem, so we have to be involved in the solutions”. Bono, a 56-old rock star, is co-founder of ONE (the organization that helped give life-saving AIDS drugs to millions in Africa) and creator of Poverty Is Sexist (which helps the world’s poorest women). His efforts have raised billions of dollars to help women around the world. The magazine’s decision has been however heavily criticized on social media. Some considered that Glamour magazine has defied not only tradition but also common sense. “We’ve talked for years about whether to honor a man at Women of the Year and we’ve always kind of put the kibosh on it,” Glamour’s editor-in-chief Cindi Leive said.