MenEngage Madagascar’s first annual general meeting

MenEngage Madagascar AGM

MenEngage Madagascar held its annual general meeting (AGM) on the 7th of February 2020. The meeting looked back on the work that it did in 2019 as well as discussed and presented MenEngage Madagascar’s action plan for the year 2020. The first quarter of the year will focus on the following: Capacity building activities for […]

2nd MenEngage Africa Symposium

2nd MEA Symposium

The 2nd MenEngage Africa Symposium running from 23-26 April 2018, is underway in Maputo, Mozambique. The symposium brings together a network of gender justice activists, NGOs, government leaders, policy-makers and other actors working with men and boys on the African continent, to share best practice, learn and discuss issues such as the interaction of feminism and […]

“We must have zero tolerance for all forms of violence”

5 Days

“To end violence, we urgently need to employ the multiple strategies of evidence, action and accountability”, said Bafana Khumalo, Director of Strategic Partnerships and Co-Founder of Sonke Gender Justice, at the opening of the Five Days of Violence Prevention Conference in Johannesburg, which started today, Monday, 2nd October 2017. The Five Days of Violence Prevention […]

Exploring positive masculinity


September 6th 2016, Day 6 of the Women’s Health, Empowerment and Masculinities: Policy Advocacy Training, saw participants exploring what positive masculinity really is. The day started with guest facilitator, Bafana Khumalo, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Sonke Gender Justice (Sonke) and co-founder of the organisation, leading a discussion around Men, HIV and Gender Norms. Participants […]

Women’s Health, Masculinities and Empowerment


The definition of gender, gender norms and identity formed the basis of lessons and discussions at the opening of the two-week Women’s Health, Masculinities and Empowerment – Advocacy Policy Training, which is currently underway in Gaborone, Botswana, from the 1st until the 14th of September 2016. Course director, Paula Tavrow, outlined the key themes of […]

COMEN‬ at DRC’s Amani Festival


MenEngage DRC are hosting a community mobilisation event in the city of Goma aimed at engaging men and boys in rethinking notions of masculinity.

Sonke and MenEngage Africa at ICASA 2015


Photographs of the Sonke Gender Justice staff, manning their stall at the 2015 International Conference on AIDS and STIs in Africa, as well as other participants and activities from the event.