We are thrilled to express our sincere gratitude and appreciation to Sida, a cherished ally in our journey as Sonke gender Justice and and MenEngage Africa. Sida is Sweden’s government agency for development cooperation which strives to reduce poverty and …Read More
Inspired by the learnings and vibrant discussions among the 200 participants representing 26 countries at the 3rd MenEngage Africa (MEA) Symposium 2023, convened in Kigali, Rwanda, from August 14th to 16th, we present this Declaration to the public.
The Men Engage Africa Alliance (MEA) will be holding its 3rd Symposium from 14 to 16 August 2023. The symposium will be bringing over 200 participants including MEA members, civil society organizations, government agencies, strategic partners, private, academia and UN …Read More
This report presents findings of the end of term evaluation of the MenCare Campaign Eastern and Southern Africa Project commissioned by Save the Children & Sonke Gender Justice. The project was implemented in six Sub-Saharan African countries, namely Ethiopia, Kenya, …
This session concludes the Politics of Care series. Each session examines men’s engagement in different phases of a feminist ethic of care. This session will focus on men receiving care. We will share findings from related research and discuss the …Read More
Necessity is truly the mother of invention. The Secretariat for MenEngage Nigeria, Society for the Improvement of Rural People (SIRP-Nigeria), has had to innovate to continue providing rehabilitative services to people with drug addiction. With Nigeria being one of many …Listen
In this edition of AfricaGender Indaba, Khopotso Bodibe and Mpiwa Mangwiro, Campaigns and Advocacy Specialist for MenEngage Africa Alliance, explore the gendered impact of the Coronavirus impact – and help bring to the spotlight the practical steps that men and …Listen
Sonke Gender Justice, and Promundo are excited to launch a new online resource developed with support from UNAIDS: a web-based portal on men and HIV. The portal contains up to date research and data on the state of men’s HIV …Read More
Antiretroviral therapy (ART) programmes in sub-Saharan Africa have been reporting that a disproportionately higher number of women are on treatment compared to men. Compared to women, men are less likely to go for HIV testing, less likely to start ART, …Read More
The South African film, ‘Inxeba: The Wound’ has won 19 awards at international film festivals around the world. Closer to home, the film, which features a gay storyline, has sparked outrage amongst some South Africans offended by the film’s depiction of …Listen
The training toolkit was developed to complement and put into practice the Accountability Standards and Guidelines of MenEngage Alliance. Through critical dialogue around what it means to be accountable to women’s rights and other important stakeholders, individuals and organizations will …
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 …Watch
Sonke calls on governments around the world and especially in Southern and Eastern Africa, to act on the recommendations contained in the report.Read More
Sonke is a South African-based non-profit organisation working throughout Africa. We believe women and men, girls and boys can work together to resist patriarchy, advocate for gender justice and achieve gender transformation.
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