It is time for women’s leadership and equality to be the norm

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.

Gender equality: ‘MenEngage Togo’ opts for more dynamism to achieve its objectives

‘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 […]

Sexual reproductive health: Young MenEngage network well equipped in Kpalimé

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) […]

22 African countries converge to promote gender equality

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 […]

Gender equality will stimulate development in Africa – Swedish Envoy

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. […]

Togo : Le réseau MenEngage en assemblée générale élective

« 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 […]

Rape and Consent

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, […]

Women’s empowerment a path to men’s sense of fulfilment

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).