Publication Type: Reports

Policy Report: Engaging Men In HIV And GBV Prevention, SRHR Promotion And Parenting

Policy Report: Zambia

The analysis found that Zambia’s National AIDS Strategic Framework effectively identifies that men need to be engaged around issues related to HIV, but could go further in terms of articulating how such a goal should be achieved. Zambia’s National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence adequately highlights the need to engage with men, but is less …

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Detailed Policy Report for Zambia

Detailed Policy Report for Zambia

The analysis found that Zambia’s National AIDS Strategic Framework effectively identifies that men need to be engaged around issues related to HIV, but could go further in terms of articulating how such a goal should be achieved. Zambia’s National Action Plan on Gender-Based Violence adequately highlights the need to engage with men, but is less …

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Detailed Policy Report for Uganda

Detailed Policy Report for Uganda

The analysis found that Uganda’s policies and plans regarding HIV need to be updated, and should include a stronger emphasis on targeting men and influencing gender norms. Gender-based violence (GBV) policies and plans prioritise the need to engage with men, but that the accompanying laws are lacking. While the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) policies …

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Policy Report: Engaging Men In HIV And GBV Prevention, SRHR Promotion And Parenting

Policy Report: South Africa

The analysis found that South Africa has developed a strong National Strategic Plan for HIV, STIs and TB 2012–2016 in terms of engaging men and boys, a strong 365 Day National Action Plan to End Gender Violence, and is a best practice example in terms of LGBTI policy and law in Africa. The 365 Day …

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Policy Report Rwanda: Engaging Men In HIV And GBV Prevention, SRHR Promotion And Parenting

Policy Report: Rwanda

The analysis found that Rwanda’s policies and plans compare favourably with many other countries in the region in relation to the engagement of men and boys. In particular Rwanda has some very strong policies related to gender-based violence (GBV). While there are aspects within the Rwandan Law on Prevention and Punishment of Gender-Based Violence that …

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Detailed Policy Report for Rwanda

Detailed Policy Report for Rwanda

The analysis found that Rwanda’s policies and plans compare favourably with many other countries in the region in relation to the engagement of men and boys. In particular Rwanda has some very strong policies related to gender-based violence (GBV). While there are aspects within the Rwandan Law on Prevention and Punishment of Gender-Based Violence that …

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Policy Report Kenya: Engaging Men In HIV And GBV Prevention, SRHR Promotion And Parenting

Policy Report: Kenya

The analysis found that Kenya’s sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and parenting policies seek to positively engage with men in a number of ways. Unfortunately, while there are positive aspects to Kenya’s National AIDS Strategic Plan (NSP) and Kenya’s gender-based violence (GBV) policies, these policies generally fall short in terms of engaging with men and …

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Detailed Policy Report for Kenya

Detailed Policy Report for Kenya

The analysis found that Kenya’s sexual and reproductive health (SRH) and parenting policies seek to positively engage with men in a number of ways. Unfortunately, while there are positive aspects to Kenya’s National AIDS Strategic Plan (NSP) and Kenya’s gender-based violence (GBV) policies, these policies generally fall short in terms of engaging with men and …

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MenEngage-Evaluation

MenEngage Africa Mid-Term Evaluation 2011 – 2013

MenEngage is a global alliance of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) located within the global south and north and United Nations (UN) agencies that was established in 2004. MenEngage Africa (MEA) has been supported by funding by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and the Oak Foundation through Sonke Gender Justice Network (Sonke) since 2011. The …

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Regional Parliamentary Structures

Regional Parliamentary Structures

This report has been developed by Sonke Gender Justice, on behalf of the MenEngage Africa Network, with the support of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The report provides a description of parliamentary structures linked to the Regional Economic Communities (RECs) in Africa and aims to support efforts by civil society organisations to participate in …

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Scorecard on GBV Laws and Policies

Scorecard on GBV Laws and Policies

This scorecard provides an assessment of whether national policies and laws in the African region attempt to engage men and boys in the prevention and elimination of gender-based violence (GBV). This report analyses policies and laws from eleven African countries: the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Tanzania, …

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MATI Training Course Report 2012

MATI Training Course Report 2012

The first ‘Masculinities, Leadership and Gender Justice Training Course’ which was held from 20-30 August 2012 at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, aimed at increasing the capacity of organisations and individuals in Sub-Saharan Africa to lead gender justice programmes that engage men as partners and agents of change. Hosted by Sonke Gender …

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MenEngage Africa Regional Consultation on Child Rights, SRHR, LGBTI and Women’s Empowerment

MenEngage Africa Regional Consultation on Child Rights, SRHR, LGBTI and Women’s Empowerment

The purpose of the consultative meeting sought to review and strengthen a regional agenda in order to scale up MenEngage work in the region; impact and sustainability of work with men in enhancing gender equality, focusing particularly on strengthening partnerships, shared work and accountability with women’s rights organizations, including positive women’s networks, SRHR, LGBTI, and …

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The Menengage Africa Network Regional Organisational Capacity Survey

The Menengage Africa Network Regional Organisational Capacity Survey

The MenEngage Africa Network Regional Organisational Capacity Audit, conducted in October and November 2010, assessed the existing capacity, focus areas and challenges facing organisations in the gender justice sector in the African region. Findings from the capacity audit serve to inform future interventions to build the capacity of the MenEngage Africa Network to promote work …

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MenEngage Africa Regional Update March 1, 2011

MenEngage Africa Regional Update

This update provides an overview of the progress made since the last report was submitted in September 2010. This includes meetings held, materials developed, an organisational skills audit, an overview of the consultation meeting on the MenEngage Africa Training Initiative, regional policy scan conducted, and the fundraising proposals submitted for their regional work during this …

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Beijing Plus 15 Progress Report for the 2010 UN CSW

Beijing Plus 15 Progress Report for the 2010 UN CSW

This report assesses the South African government’s progress in implementing international and national commitments to engage men and boys in achieving gender equality in five key areas: • Gender equality and the equal sharing of responsibility• Gender-based violence• Promoting male sexual and reproductive health• HIV services and facilities which encourage men to use them• Work …

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