Category BoysEngage

Creating Safe Space for Boys and Men

Leading notions on gender continue to emphasize girls and women as the dominant vulnerable group in society, but this has masked how we understand gender-based vulnerabilities amongst boys. This is because society already prescribes explicit socio-cultural norms of what it…

Impact of Conflict on Boys

Men and young men remain the primary victims of recorded protection incidents, representing between 85 per cent and 95 per cent of those exposed to torture or inhuman treatment, theft, extortion, arbitrary or unlawful arrest and/or detention. Too afraid of…

International Day of The Boy-Child 2024

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who joined us for our webinar commemorating the International Day of the Boy Child under the topic “Improving Boys’ Health and Well-Being.” Your active participation and engagement were instrumental in making this event…

BoysEngage

Creating safe corners that encourage open dialogue, challenge harmful stereotypes and promote gender equality can help mitigate the negative impacts of toxic masculinity and foster healthier outcomes for men and boys. Through our BoysEngage activities, we create safe corners to…

May 16, 2024 is approaching

As May 16 approaches, we recognize the importance of the boy child and their potential in society, particularly in crisis regions like the NWSW of Cameroon. In honour of this special month and commemoration of the International Day of the…

Empowering Boys and Men

As we continue to recover from the ongoing anglophone crisis, most men have lost or abandoned their jobs because of the socio-political instability in these regions. Those working in the agricultural sector have experienced a steady reduction in their incomes…