MEA SRHR learning and exchange symposium outcome document

The MenEngage Africa SRHR Learning and Exchange Symposium on the theme “SRHR for All: Building a Better Future for Africa’s Youth” has successfully concluded, bringing together a diverse range of stakeholders committed to advancing Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in Africa. Hosted by Sonke Gender Justice in collaboration with partners such as the […]

3rd MenEngage Africa Symposium – Youth Declaration

We, the youth of MenEngage Africa, recognize that our our wellbeing and livelihoods within the African continent is met with multiple crises. With these crises unfolding globally and regionally, if we are to survive, thrive and contribute to gender equality and human rights in our diversities, then ethical meaningful inclusive youth involvement and engagement is […]

3rd MenEngage Africa Symposium – Declaration

Inspired by the learnings and vibrant discussions among the 200 participants representing 26 countries at the 3rd MenEngage Africa (MEA) Symposium 2023, convened in Kigali, Rwanda, from August 14th to 16th, we present this Declaration to the public.

MenEngage Africa Regional Planning Meeting Report

Menengage Africa Report on Regional Planning Meeting in Kampala Oct 2011

A total number of 65 participants attended the MenEngage Africa Regional Consultative meeting. This meeting held in Kampala, Uganda from 14 – 16 September 2011, involved 13 MenEngage Africa country networks. This consultation meeting was a joint effort in collaboration with UNFPA Africa Sub Regional Office and the MenEngage Africa Regional Network being coordinated by […]

MenEngage Regional Conference to scale-up policy approaches to engaging men and boys for Gender equality in Africa

MenEngage Regional Conference to scale- up policy approaches to engaging men and boys for Gender equality in Africa

Gender inequality in Africa continues to undermine democracy, impede development and compromise people’s lives in dramatic ways. Indeed many studies have shown that contemporary gender roles and especially rigid notions of manhood contribute to gender-based violence, and increase in maternal mortality and exacerbate the spread and impact of HIV and AIDS. Achieving economic, social and […]

MenEngage Africa Symposium Report

MenEngage Symposium Report October 2009

The symposium brought together organisations and policymakers from across Africa to build civil society and government capacity to work with men and boys to respond to gender-based violence and HIV. The symposium had the general objective of looking at ways of working with men and boys to achieve gender equality. Specific objectives included: To add to […]

MenEngage Regional Consultation Meeting for Sub-Saharan Africa

MenEngage Regional Consultation Meeting for Sub-Saharan Africa December 2006 - Dar Es Salaam

In 2006, USAID’s Interagency Gender Working Group (IGWG) developed a plan with EngenderHealth and Instituto Promundo to support the MenEngage activities in Sub-Saharan Africa. USAID agreed to support a capacity building workshop on programs for men and boys that would also serve as the first MenEngage Alliance Regional Consultation for Africa. The first day of […]