The organisation works to address gender equality and the rights of women, girls and key population groups, to access sexual reproductive health services and rights by confronting complex issues like culture, human rights and stigma.
MenEngage Togo was formed in September 2017 and is hosted by the Alliance Fraternal Aid for Development (AFAD), a national non-profit NGO based in Kpélé Elémé.
Currently, Lifeline/Childline is in the process of establishing a strong country network which seeks to advance work with men and boys for gender equality, the prevention of gender-based violence, and the mitigation of HIV and AIDS in Namibia.
MenEngage Network Mali comprises of a range of NGOs that advocate around a number of key issues where gender directly affects the lives of women and men.
Men for Gender Equality Now (MEGEN) Malawi coordinates the MenEngage Malawi in-country network activities.
Congo Men’s Network (COMEN) is the MenEngage in-country network activities coordinator for the Democratic Republic of the Congo. COMEN is a non governmental organisation based in Goma whose mission is to promote positive masculinities by engaging communities and men toward the prevention and response to gender-based violence and the spread of HIV and AIDS.
MenEngage Cameroon is led by Community Centre for Integrated Development (CCID) as the network’s Secretariat.
Burundi MenEngage Network aims to promote gender equality through active non violence and peacebuilding attitudes in Burundi. The network uses fact-based approaches for an inclusive advocacy and capacity building and forges synergies in order to fight against holistic gender discrimination and gender inequality.
MenEngage Botswana is a network of NGOs that advocate around a number of key issues where gender directly affects the lives of women and men.
The Swaziland Country network is chaired by the Swaziland Action Group against Abuse (SWAGAA). SWAGAA is a leading national organisation in the fight against gender-based violence in Swaziland. Created in 1990 it has a wealth of experience and well-established mechanisms and networks to achieve the network objectives, having worked for over two decades to bring the abuse […]
MenEngage Sierra Leone
The country is one of the poorest in the world, despite being ranked as one of the world’s top ten countries that are rich in minerals. It also holds one of the highest records of violence against women and girls, in the West African sub-region. The ten years of rebel war officially accounts for nearly […]
Mozambique has a population of about 21,284,701 (2008 estimate). In the past, the country has experienced civil wars and economic instability. The civil war ended in October 1992 with the Rome General Peace Accords. At the end of the civil war in 1992, Mozambique ranked among the poorest countries in the world. It still ranks […]
Zambia is one of the most highly urbanized countries in sub-Saharan Africa with 44% of the population concentrated in a few urban areas along the major transport corridors, while rural areas are sparsely populated. Unemployment and underemployment in urban areas are serious problems, while most rural Zambians are subsistence farmers. The Zambia National Women’s Lobby […]
MenEngage Lesotho is a network of organisations and associations whose purpose is to engage men and boys in all efforts geared towards the promotion and protection of the rights of women and girls. The network intends to facilitate and intensify the involvement of men and boys in advocacy and social mobilisation activities with the ultimate […]
MenEngage Uganda aims to promote gender equality through transforming men and masculinities in Uganda. We are using fact-based, feminist informed gender transformative approaches for an inclusive advocacy and capacity building so as to forge synergies to fight against holistic gender discrimination and gender inequality. MenEngage Uganda works with men and boys in fatherhood campaigns, Sexual […]
In November 2008, the Rwanda MenEngage Network was established in an effort to effectively engage men to end violence in Rwanda. A decision was made to put in place a MenEngage Steering Committee that will oversee and orient all efforts made by all stakeholders for this purpose. The Rwanda MenEngage Network is chaired and coordinated […]
MenEngage Nigeria started in July 2018 under the Secretariat of Society for the Empowerment of Rural People (SIRP). Founded in 1988, SIRP is committed to working with rural people towards poverty alleviation and their overall empowerment in a sustainable manner. The organisation pursues its vision with a clear vision, which is “to be a civil […]
MenEngage Madagascar, working in the huge island nation off the south-east coast of Africa – and home to thousands of animal species, such as lemurs, found nowhere else, plus rainforests, beaches and reefs – was formed recently in 2016. Capacity Building for Communities (C-for-C) acts as the Secretariat for the network, whose focus is to […]
MenEngage Tanzania is an umbrella network that brings together 29 civil society organisations and groups, including not-for-profit, research and learning institutions, as well as individuals working with men and boys to promote children’s, youth and women’s rights in Tanzania. MenEngage Tanzania member organisations work together in efforts to prevent and address gender-based violence, sexual abuse, […]
MenEngage Kenya Alliance
KEMEA Network views gender equality as integral to its operations and for the creation of nonviolent and gender-just societies in Kenya. The network uses a rights-based approach due to the all-pervasive systemic gender discrimination and gender inequality.
To collectively share the efforts, best practices, and resources of organizations and individuals to promote the constructive involvement of men and boys to ensure the wellbeing of women, children, and men in Ethiopia.
MenEngage Liberia was formed in August 2017. It is a network of NGOs that advocate around gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response, sexual and reproductive health and Rights (SRHR), child rights and HIV/AIDS and STIs awareness on prevention and control. The Center for Justice and Peace Studies (CJPS) is the MenEngage in-country network activities coordinator […]