MenEngage Africa is disappointed by the disgraceful behaviour by some Kenyan legislators

Nominated Senator Gloria Orwoba was kicked out of Parliament on February 14, 2023, for wearing stained trousers. MenEngage Africa is particularly disappointed that members of the legislature acted in a demeaning manner towards the senator and every woman and girl she represents.  Gloria Orwoba was asked to leave halfway through the session after her fellow […]

MenEngage Swaziland at the Standard Bank Blue Table

MenEngage Swaziland was invited to be a panelist on the Standard Bank Blue Table Talks podcast on December 1, 2022. The podcast was created to commemorate World AIDS Day and the 16 days of anti-violence activism. The session featured three panelists such as Mr. Mazwi Mavuso, NERCHA’s Prevention Manager; Ms. Thobile Dlamini, Eswatini Business and […]

Uganda is transforming perspectives through exchange learnings

Generation Gender Uganda has embraced exchange learning to share best practices, strengthen partnerships, and create synergies in the fight for gender justice, unpaid care work, and young people’s access to civic spaces. They have used collective learning with and for young people to advocate for a gender-just and violence-free society. From September 19 to September […]

A social worker now a proud proponent of Gender Transformative Approaches (GTA)

Agnes Akoth, GTA Focal Person for PTY Uganda Agnes is the GTA focal lead for the Ugandan Power to Youth Consortium working with EASSI With experience in social work, women’s empowerment, and child protection, I had little knowledge of gender concepts. Sonke Gender Justice, through the Power to Youth (PTY) Program, facilitated a training on […]

MenEngage Nigeria holds AGM in Abuja

ABUJA – Nigeria’s capital Abuja will host the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of members of MenEngage Nigeria between Tuesday February 1st and Wednesday February 2nd, a member of the Global MenEngage Alliance. The two-day event which will also incorporate the AGM of the Youth Wing of MenEngage Nigeria, has as its theme: Prevention of Gender-Based […]

MenEngage eSwatini hosts an Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Symposium

From November 18th to November 19th, 2021, MenEngage eSwatini hosted an Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) Symposium. The symposium was combined with the commemoration of International Men’s Day. The activity was held at the Gallery Hotel in Matsapha. It was attended by guests from various sectors, including network members, youth, differently abled people, government officials, UNFPA […]