Regional Networks

Since 2004, MenEngage Africa members have been forming regional and country level networks. Get more information on our regional networks by clicking the links below.

Southern Africa

MenEngage Botswana

MenEngage Botswana

MenEngage Botswana is a network of NGOs that advocate around a number of key issues where gender directly affects the lives of women and men.

MenEngage Lesotho

MenEngage Lesotho

MenEngage Lesotho is a network of organisations and associations whose purpose is to engage men and boys in all efforts geared towards the promotion and protection of the rights of women and girls. The network intends to facilitate and intensify the in

MenEngage Africa

MenEngage Malawi

Men for Gender Equality Now (MEGEN) Malawi coordinates the MenEngage Malawi in-country network activities.

MenEngage Mozambique

MenEngage Mozambique

Mozambique has a population of about 21,284,701 (2008 estimate). In the past, the country has experienced civil wars and economic instability. The civil war ended in October 1992 with the Rome General Peace Accords. At the end of the civil war in 1992,

MenEngage Namibia

MenEngage Namibia

Currently, Lifeline/Childline is in the process of establishing a strong country network which seeks to advance work with men and boys for gender equality, the prevention of gender-based violence, and the mitigation of HIV and AIDS in Namibia.

MenEngage Swaziland

MenEngage Swaziland

The Swaziland Country network is chaired by the Swaziland Action Group against Abuse (SWAGAA). SWAGAA is a leading national organisation in the fight against gender-based violence in Swaziland. Created in 1990 it has a wealth of experience and well-est

MenEngage Zambia

MenEngage Zambia

Zambia is one of the most highly urbanized countries in sub-Saharan Africa with 44% of the population concentrated in a few urban areas along the major transport corridors, while rural areas are sparsely populated. Unemployment and underemployment in u

MenEngage Zimbabwe

MenEngage Zimbabwe

The organisation works to address gender equality and the rights of women, girls and key population groups, to access sexual reproductive health services and rights by confronting complex issues like culture, human rights and stigma.

East Africa

MenEngage Burundi

MenEngage Burundi

Burundi MenEngage Network aims to promote gender equality through active non violence and peacebuilding attitudes in Burundi. The network uses fact-based approaches for an inclusive advocacy and capacity building and forges synergies in order to fight against holistic gender discrimination and gender inequality.

MenEngage Ethiopia

MenEngage Ethiopia

To collectively share the efforts, best practices, and resources of organizations and individuals to promote the constructive involvement of men and boys to ensure the wellbeing of women, children, and men in Ethiopia.

MenEngage Kenya

MenEngage Kenya Alliance

KEMEA Network views gender equality as integral to its operations and for the creation of nonviolent and gender-just societies in Kenya. The network uses a rights-based approach due to the all-pervasive systemic gender discrimination and gender inequality.

MenEngage Madagascar

MenEngage Madagascar

MenEngage Madagascar, working in the huge island nation off the south-east coast of Africa – and home to thousands of animal species, such as lemurs, found nowhere else, plus rainforests, beaches and reefs – was formed recently in 2016. Capacity Buildi

MenEngage Tanzania

MenEngage Tanzania

MenEngage Tanzania is an umbrella network that brings together 29 civil society organisations and groups, including not-for-profit, research and learning institutions, as well as individuals working with men and boys to promote children’s, youth and wo

MenEngage Uganda

MenEngage Uganda

MenEngage Uganda aims to promote gender equality through transforming men and masculinities in Uganda. We are using fact-based, feminist informed gender transformative approaches for an inclusive advocacy and capacity building so as to forge synergies

Central Africa

MenEngage Cameroon

MenEngage Cameroon

MenEngage Cameroon is led by Community Centre for Integrated Development (CCID) as the network’s Secretariat.

MenEngage DRC

MenEngage DRC

Congo Men’s Network (COMEN) is the MenEngage in-country network activities coordinator for the Democratic Republic of the Congo. COMEN is a non governmental organisation based in Goma whose mission is to promote positive masculinities by engaging communities and men toward the prevention and response to gender-based violence and the spread of HIV and AIDS.

MenEngage Rwanda

MenEngage Rwanda

In November 2008, the Rwanda MenEngage Network was established in an effort to effectively engage men to end violence in Rwanda. A decision was made to put in place a MenEngage Steering Committee that will oversee and orient all efforts made by all sta

West Africa

MenEngage Liberia

MenEngage Liberia

MenEngage Liberia was formed in August 2017. It is a network of NGOs that advocate around gender-based violence (GBV) prevention and response, sexual and reproductive health and Rights (SRHR), child rights and HIV/AIDS and STIs awareness on prevention

MenEngage Mali

MenEngage Mali

MenEngage Network Mali comprises of a range of NGOs that advocate around a number of key issues where gender directly affects the lives of women and men.

MenEngage Nigeria

MenEngage Nigeria

MenEngage Nigeria started in July 2018 under the Secretariat of Society for the Empowerment of Rural People (SIRP). Founded in 1988, SIRP is committed to working with rural people towards poverty alleviation and their overall empowerment in a sustainab

MenEngage Sierra Leone

MenEngage Sierra Leone

The country is one of the poorest in the world, despite being ranked as one of the world’s top ten countries that are rich in minerals. It also holds one of the highest records of violence against women and girls, in the West African sub-region. The te

MenEngage Togo

MenEngage Togo

MenEngage Togo was formed in September 2017 and is hosted by the Alliance Fraternal Aid for Development (AFAD), a national non-profit NGO based in Kpélé Elémé.

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