It takes clear processes to come together effectively as a global alliance. That is why we have established global and regional systems for collaborating with accountability, shared power, and mutual respect.
We are proud to be represented and led by voices from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences.
Our six regional networks are active communities with strengthened collaborative models and capacity to transform masculinities and engage men and boys in gender justice.
An Ubuntu Symposium session hosted by MenEngage South Asia on eliminating early and forced marriage.
Members of MenEngage Latin America present their regional Ubuntu Declaration.
A short film produced by CariMAN.
The NAMEN regional Ubuntu Symposium on intersectionality and decolonization.
Our members have a deepened understanding of our priority issues and have strengthened their capacity to address these issues through effective programming and advocacy.
Over 7 months, the Ubuntu Symposium brought together over 5000 participants from 159 countries across the globe to share knowledge and experiences of engaging men and boys for gender justice. In over 170 sessions, 600 speakers shared the latest insights in efforts to engage men and boys in areas such as gender-based violence, sexual and reproductive health and rights, fatherhood, unpaid care, militarism, LGBTIQ rights, climate justice and more.
The Symposium resulted in the Ubuntu Declaration and Call to Action, our collective vision for change.
The 2nd MenEngage Africa Symposium was held in 2019 in Maputo, which brought together 500 delegates from 25 countries and resulted in a collective ‘Maputo Declaration and Call to Action’.
Highlights from the 7th International Colloquium on Masculinities in Costa Rica in 2019.
MenEngage Latin America co-organized the 6th Colloquium on Men and Masculinities in Recife, Brazil in 2017 and the 7th Colloquium in San José, Costa Rica in 2019. The colloquiums have played a crucial role in the consolidation of this field of work and study in the region.
As part of the Costa Rica Colloquium, the first Latin American Forum on Masculinities in Adolescence and Youth was held, leading the formation of the Latin American Youth and Masculinities Network.
MenEngage Latin America hosted a parallel regional Ubuntu Symposium in 2020 consisting of over 100 webinars bridging the gap between academia, activism and art.
A MenEngage Europe membership meeting held in Vienna in October 2018 brought together 50 network members from 21 countries, where participants collectively developed a roadmap for the regional network.
We have improved internal communication flow between the Global Secretariat and the members, and among regional networks.