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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
Over its 16 years of existence, Kagisano Women’s Shelter has been a refuge for many women experiencing gender-based violence in the small southern African country of Botswana. The work of the shelter resonates with participants enrolled in the two-week intensive Women’s Health, Empowerment and Masculinities: Policy Advocacy Training that MenEngage Africa is currently offering in […]
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 […]
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 […]
The Kenya MenEngage Alliance taps into the transformative potential of sport to send a positive message to Kenya’s youth.
Kenya MenEngage Alliance has collaborated with religious organisations to host a workshop to sensitise religious leaders on prevention of GBV.
As MenEngage Africa’s capacity building meeting draws to a close, discussion continues around three themes: ending child marriages, female genital mutilation, and improving access to HIV prevention and treatment services.
MenEngage Africa’s workshop with faith-based community organisations on gender-based violence draws to a close.
MenEngage Africa’s workshop with faith-based community organisations on gender-based violence enters its second day.
Workshop addressing violence against women and girls in conflict and post-conflict settings in Africa
Members of the MenEngage Africa alliance in East Africa meet with faith-based community organisations to conduct advocacy training and discuss strategies to mobilise the faith-based sector against GBV.
The Kenya MenEngage Alliance participated in a marathon to create awareness and raise funds for the Beyond Zero Campaign, which was launched by the First Lady of Kenya, Margaret Kenyatta.
MenEngage DRC and Congo Men’s Network co-host an event with the purpose of encouraging reconciliation and cooperation between estranged spouses.
MenEngage DRC are hosting a community mobilisation event in the city of Goma aimed at engaging men and boys in rethinking notions of masculinity.
MenEngage Africa’s Secretariat Strategic Planning meeting moves into its second and final day.
Members of the MenEngage Africa alliance met to discuss successes and pitfalls encountered in their work, and to craft a comprehensive plan of action for the following months.
Discussing the disproportionately low uptake of HIV services among men, and how insufficiently inclusive AIDS response policies may be partially responsible for the problem.
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.
Photographs from the opening session of the MenEngage Africa alliance 2015 annual meeting, held in Harare, Zimbabwe.
30 professionals, trainers and activists from different backgrounds came together to acquire advocacy skills to further the causes of improving access to healthcare for women and advancing gender equality.