As we celebrate International Women’s Day on the 8th of March, we must not pay lip service to respecting, recognising, promoting and acknowledging women’s leadership, agency and contributions to addressing the challenges we face in today’s world.
‘MenEngage Togo’ (MET) wants to improve its functioning and improve the level of communication between its member structures. A general assembly organized on July 2 and 3 by this network, which works with men and boys for gender equality, enabled its actors to commit themselves in this direction. The meeting, which was held in Kpalimé […]
The various activities of the MenEngage Togo network (MET), carried out during the year (June 2019-June 2020), were reviewed and those of the next year planned during a general assembly on July 2 and 3 in Kpalimé. Participants also reported on the implementation of ongoing projects. This general assembly is organized in collaboration with the […]
Young men from the MenEngage network completed Friday in Kpalimé (about 120 km north of Lomé), two days of training in “comprehensive sex education and advocacy” for the taking of initiatives and actions in the field. Young people from other organizations also followed this training organized by the Alliance Fraternelle Aide pour le Développement (AFAD) […]
This article was originally written for News Agency of Nigeria by Justina Auta Mr Hassan Sekajoolok, the Chairperson, MenEngage Africa (MEA), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), says gender inequality has posed great risk to the economic and developmental achievements of Africa. He said this at a two-day meeting of representatives of 22 African countries on Thursday […]
This article was originally written for News Agency of Nigeria By Justina Auta Swedish Ambassador to Nigeria, Carl-Michael Grans, says gender equality is a means to stimulate more development in African. Grans said this while declaring open the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Men Engage Africa (MEA) a Non-Governmental Organisation, in Abuja on Wednesday. […]
« Travailler avec les hommes et les garçons pour l’égalité du genre », en abrégé MenEngage, la branche Togolaise de ce réseau (MenEngage Togo) a tenu sa toute première assemblée générale ordinaire de mise en place de ses organes dirigeants le jeudi 6 juin à Lomé. Cette assemblée a pour thème: Engagement des hommes et […]
This article was originally written for the Times of Swaziland By Mkwakha Indvodza Welcome to our weekly column on the Sexual Offences and Domestic Violence Act (2018). Each week we are going to unpack a clause of this new law, exploring what the law actually states and how it will affect our lives. After all, […]
The Democratic Republic of Congo has some of highest rates of sexual violence in the world. But a new approach is trying to tackle this by encouraging men to confront and question their toxic masculinity.
Tony Mwebia and Elias Muindi are ardent campaigners against female genital mutilation and promoting the rights of girls and women.
Contribute to a long-term project mentoring 600 young men and boys to be non-violent, positive community members.
An inspiring story from Elias Muindi, programme officer for Kenya MenEngage Alliance (KEMEA) appears in the latest edition of Voice Male Magazine, a special collaboration with MenEngage Alliance ahead of the upcoming 61st Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61).
Tanzania’s Daily News reports on work done by Children’s Dignity Forum, co-ordinator of MenEngage Tanzania, to protect girls from FGM and forced marriages.
Bayano Valy writes about the promise and challenge of getting men involved in care and household work.
Hannah McNeish of Al Jazeera reports on how negative male stereotypes are worsening the spread of HIV in Swaziland.
Sonke and MEA welcome the news of a delegation of African leaders assembled to negotiate for peace in Burundi.
A joint appeal from several humanitarian organisations asking the African Union to take action to stem the violence in Burundi.