Sonke Gender Justice and MenEngage Africa to participate in the 21st Edition of the International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA)

Sonke Gender Justice, in collaboration with MenEngage Africa and Southern Africa AIDS Dissemination Service (SAfAIDS), will host 2 (two) high-level side events at the 21st Edition of the International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA). This crossbreed (in-person and virtual). The high-level side events will take place on December 07 and […]

“We are in this together” – Kuraish Mubiru to HIV+ youths during Covid-19

Kurasih Mubiru

At the height of the Covid-19 lockdown in Uganda, he took it upon himself to ensure that young people and other community members around the capital, Kampala – who would have otherwise not been able to collect their antiretroviral medication from health facilities because of movement restrictions imposed by the government to prevent the spread […]

Emachawe Asekhaya

Emachawe Asekhaya

This video is part of the Emachawe Asekhaya campaign which has been devised by KwakhaIndvodza, a member of MenEngage Swaziland. Kwakha Indvodza seeks to reduce the incidence of gender-based violence and HIV through interrogating and redefining masculinity and believes that by celebrating positive male role models we can address the toxic image of masculinity which […]

AfricaGender Indaba – Edition 33 (40 Mins)

MenEngage Africa

In the show this week, a study shows the sex workers in Zimbabwe are at a high risk of violence and abuse, including from the police. We hear why it’s important to focus on men and boys when implementing programming to address HIV and AIDS. And, we learn that if men and boys learn to […]

HIV response needs men & boys

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Engaging men and boys can only work to the advantage of strengthening the effectiveness of efforts to address HIV in our relationships, families, communities and societies. This is the view and experience of MenEngage Africa alliance’s Steering Committee member Dr Lydia Mungherera, executive director of the Mama’s Club, a psycho-social support group that advocates for […]