The report presents findings from an evaluation of the MenCare 50:50 programme implemented through educational sessions with men and couples to promote gender equality in homes and improve overall family well-being. This is with the aim of promoting positive and …
ABUJA – Nigeria’s capital Abuja will host the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of members of MenEngage Nigeria between Tuesday February 1st and Wednesday February 2nd, a member of the Global MenEngage Alliance. The two-day event which will also incorporate the …Read More
Under the Global Spotlight Initiative, MenEngage Africa engaged Religious and Traditional Leaders for a Gender Transformation Training in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania in eliminating harmful practices such as FGM and child marriages, tackling toxic masculinity and promoting gender equality from …Read More
Hello! Sonke Gender Justice and Rutgers invite you to a MenCare Advocacy, Media and Campaigning Webinar: With 3 practical cases and a toolkit on how to do it. Date: Thursday, 11 March 2021 Time: 3pm to 4:30pm CAT Register to participate The …Read More
The Politics of Care seminar series continues on Thursday 25 February as part of the MenEngage Global Ubuntu Symposium (register here). The seminar series unpacks four phases of an ethic of care, and specifically how men can contribute to the cultivation …Read More
The Covid-19 coronavirus has caused a lot of concern and panic globally as the number of infections continue to rise. Social distancing have become the buzzwords, with citizens across the world being advised to stay away from social gatherings and …Read More
The 2nd MenEngage Africa Symposium was recently held in Maputo, Mozambique. The symposium brought together a network of gender justice activists, NGOs, government leaders, policy-makers and other actors working with men and boys on the African continent, to share best practice, learn …Watch
Commitments toward gender equality and women’s rights need to move from rhetoric to action.Read More
Rural women and girls across Africa are more likely to be victims of harmful traditional practices such as female genital mutilation and child marriage than their urban counterparts.Read More
Sonke is deeply disappointed by the cabinet reshuffle. On the evening of 26 February 2018, South Africa’s new President Cyril Ramaphosa undermined our confidence. “Placing former Social Development Minister and ANC Women’s League President, Bathabile Dlamini in the position of …Read More
This week on AfricaGender Indaba, we put the spotlight on the 8th Africa Conference on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, which was held in Johannesburg, South Africa, this past week. We look forward to the 2nd MenEngage Africa Symposium …Listen
Sonke welcomes the acceptance of the Labour Laws Amendment Bill by the National Assembly on Tuesday 28 November 2017Read More
In order to break the cycle, we need to engage men and boys. Nowhere is this more clear than in the DRC, where brutality and sexual violence have earned eastern DRC the title, ‘capital of rape.’Read More
Civil society supports the proposed Liquor Amendment Bill as a means to curb SA’s high levels of alcohol abuse.Read More
Members of the Kenya MenEngage Alliance create initiative to bolster economic independence of the county’s disenfranchised widows.Read More
Sonke’s Regional Campaigns Specialist shares a story of inequality from her childhood.Read More
Participants visited the shelter’s offices to learn how their training relates to welfare work.Read More
Ngamane Karuaihe-Upi, also known as Uncle GEP, with GEP short for Gender Equality Practitioner, is a gender activist based in Namibia and he is one of the 30 participants who have been participating in our Women’s Health, Empowerment and Masculinities: …Listen
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