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
The month of June has come and gone – and I am left with some reflections. June is a month specially dedicated to educating men about the health risks they may face, how to prevent them, what symptoms to look …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
Maputo, 23 to 27 April 2018 Partnerships for Gender Justice in Africa On behalf of MenEngage Africa, Rede HOPEM and the Eduardo Mondlane University Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (UEM-FLCS), are more than delighted to invite you to submit …Read More
REDE-HOPE, a coalition of Mozambican NGOs and activists that works with men to champion gender rights will host the 2nd MenEngage Africa Symposium from 23-27 April 2018 in Maputo, Mozambique. The Symposium seeks to take stock of progress made and …Listen
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 calls on governments around the world and especially in Southern and Eastern Africa, to act on the recommendations contained in the report.Read More
Hannah McNeish of Al Jazeera reports on how negative male stereotypes are worsening the spread of HIV in Swaziland.Read More
UNAIDS launched a global policy dubbed “Male engagement in the HIV response – A platform for Action” at the International AIDS Conference which was held in Durban, from 18 – 22 July 2016. The policy seeks to encourage men and boys …Listen
The International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) is one of three partners, including UNAIDS and Sonke Gender Justice, who are leading the policy on “Male engagement in the HIV response – A Platform for Action”, which was launched at the 21st …Listen
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