The MenEngage Africa Training Institute 2022, focusing on Transformative Feminist Leadership for Gender Equality for Social and Structural Drivers was held in Kampala, Uganda by three partnering institutions; Sonke Gender Justice and MenEngage Africa, Akina Mama wa Afrika (AMwA), and the School of Women and Gender Studies (SWGS), Makerere University.
The training had participants from a number of countries including; Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Eswatini, Kenya, Liberia, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Togo, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Uganda the host. These participants were religious leaders, traditional/ cultural leaders, young feminists, among others. In addition to the participants who attended the training in-person, there were others that attended it online from Rwanda, Togo, and Uganda. The online platform was also used by some of the participants attending in- person for translation purposes. The participants were each given a chance to introduce another participant that they had interacted with, and say how they greet in their local language.