Josephine Comfort Mukwendi

Regional Programmes Specialist: MenEngage Africa


Josephine Comfort Mukwendi is the Regional Programmes Specialist for Sonke. Josephine provides technical support to 22 MenEngage Africa countries and coordinates programs across the MenEngage Africa focus countries. Josephine joined Sonke because of her passion for working with men for the empowerment of women and girls in gender-just societies.

She is a human rights advocate who is dedicated to advancing women’s rights, gender equality, and advocating for an African continent where human dignity and equality for all are recognized and respected; a continent where everyone can reach their full potential.

Josephine has over 10 years’ experience in the development sector and holds a Master’s degree in HIV and AIDS Management from Stellenbosch University.