MenEngage Africa Newsletter 2019/1
APRIL 2019 How two young Kenyan men are fighting FGM Two young men in Kenya – Tony Mwebia and Elias Muindi, Project Officer for Kenya MenEngage – are ardent campaigners against female genital mutilation (FGM) and promoters of women’s and girls’ rights. Find out how the pair is helping the fight against practices that harm […]
MenEngage Network – eSwatini joins CSOs and activists to observe the last 16 Days of Activism
The network hosted a number of activities to educate and sensitise targeted audiences about GBV and its consequences.
Amplifying voices against FGM
Conducting awareness on the Prohibition of FGM Act of 2011 and to launch the Anti-FGM Youth Network in Mt Elgon, Kenya.
16 days: To end the violence we need to break the culture of silence
If there is one important lesson that we have learned from our campaigns over the years, it is that NOT speaking up against GBV is not an option.
MenEngage Africa on #16DaysofActivism 2018
How can men and boys be part of the #HearMeToo campaign that is the theme of 2018’s 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children? Khopotso Bodibe discusses this question in this wide-ranging interview with MenEngage Africa’s Campaigns and Advocacy Specialist, Mpiwa Mangwiro.
To end gender-based violence we need to break the culture of silence
For far too long, impunity, silence, stigma and shame have fuelled gender-based violence to alarming levels.
AfricaGender Indaba Edition 81 (40 Mins)
On AfricaGender Indaba this time around, we talk about parental alienation. What is it? How does it manifest itself? And how does it contribute to absent fatherhood? It’s that time of the year when the world observes the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence campaign. We’ll speak with Mpiwa Mangwiro, Campaigns and Advocacy Specialist […]
AfricaGender Indaba – Edition 32 (40 Mins)
In this show, we ask: Why are men and boys important for campaigns such as 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children? We hear how the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe sets aside a ruling by the High Court denying sex workers the right to march to express their concerns. And, we […]
AfricaGender Indaba – Edition 31 (40 Mins)
In this week’s programme, we look back at the political events that unfolded in Zimbabwe over the last few weeks. We ask: Where were the voices of women as the country called for and ushered in a new political era? As we mark the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children, […]
MenEngage Africa Newsletter 2017/1
March 2017 Involving men as active parents contributes to gender equality James Itana, MenEngage Namibia’s co-ordinator, participated in a unique event hosted by the Office of the First Lady, Monica Geingos and daily newspaper, Southern Times, with the theme “Fathers in today’s context”. The main aim of the event was to sensitise Namibian men on […]
Walk to promote positive masculinities
Multifaceted advocacy campaign held in the village of Ha Ramorakane, western Lesotho, aims to eliminate GBV and child marriages.
KEMEA member involved in workplace HIV testing
300 UN staff working in high-risk regions were tested for HIV during last year’s 16 Days of Activism.
Involving men as active parents contributes to gender equality
First Lady of Namibia hosts unique event aimed at sensitising men on the importance of challenging harmful gender stereotypes.