Strengthening Capacity of Civil Society and Government to Work with Men and Boys on Gender-Based Violence and HIV.
In partnership with Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), The Commonwealth Foundation, UNICEF ESARO Regional Office for Eastern and Southern Africa and the Ford Foundation
5 – 9 October, 2009
Turbine Hall, Johannesburg, South Africa
With over 240 delegates representing 25 African countries attending the Symposium, the MenEngage Africa Symposium was a huge success. Delegates attended a range of panel discussions, participated in skills building sessions and developed detailed workplans for their regions and countries.
Sonke Gender Justice Network is a South African NGO working with men and boys across Africa to promote gender transformation, human rights and social justice.Gary Barker (ICRW) and Dean Peacock (Sonke) present at the MenEngage Africa Symposium in Johannesburg.
MenEngage is a global alliance of NGOs and UN agencies that seeks to engage boys and men to achieve gender equality. Members include more than 400 NGOs from Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, Asia and Europe.