Mother of Hope Cameroon (MOHCAM), a member organisation of the MenEngage Africa Youth structure in Cameroon, shares their experience working with traditional leaders to end female genital mutilation in some Muslim communities in the North West Region of the country.Read More
MenEngage Sierra Leone joined a growing number of activist individuals and civil society organisations on International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation, on the 6th of February 2020, to condemn the practice and to call for its end. …Watch
On International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM (female genital mutilation), February 6th 2020, MenEngage Sierra Leone, joined millions of activists around the world to call for the end of the practice that violates the human rights of women and …Watch
Thursday, 6th February, marks the International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), a procedure that partially or totally removes a female’s external genitalia, causing irreparable and irreversible harm, as well as life-long health and psychological complications. The …Read More
Around the world, we see an increase in conservatism, leading societies away from human rights, towards more dogmatic beliefs. Women are disproportionately affected by this shift, with limitations to their rights, the reinforcement of the male hierarchy and the marginalisation …
Today (June 5), South Africans from all corners of this country will march to the Union Buildings in Pretoria against the signing into law of the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill and the Traditional Courts Bill. The proposed laws are …Read More
On 5 June 2019, Sonke Gender Justice (Sonke) as part of the Alliance for Rural Democracy, will march against the signing into law of the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill (TKLB) and the passing into law of the Traditional Courts …Read More
The fight for gender equality continued yesterday when a team from Sonke Gender Justice, MenEngage Africa and Men & Boys For Gender Equality took on the faith-based leaders on a workshop to enhance the gender transformation movement.Read More
In Igbo land, FGM is usually carried out to coincide with the child’s naming ceremony, which is a festive event with gifts and refreshments. In Igbo culture, the naming ceremony comes up almost immediately after the birth of the child. …Read More
Workshop for dads and their daughters to openly discuss issues affecting their development – particularly child marriage.Read More
In this edition of AfricaGender Indaba, Kenya-based anti-FGM campaigner, Tony Mwebia, speaks about female genital mutilation (FGM) following the December holiday break which is known as FGM peak season in Kenya. And, Yared Bagambilana, Assistant Co-Ordinator of MenEngage Tanzania, speaks …Listen
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