Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Uber faces civil action in South Africa over Rape Cases

This month, February 2019, in South Africa four men, one an Uber driver, are in court on charges of rape. In 2016, four women reported that they had been gang-raped by their Uber driver and his accomplices in four separate incidents in the Randburg area of Johannesburg South Africa. Uber driver Elias Mankgane and his accomplices Daniel Maswikaneng, Treasure Bonga and Themba Mkhwanazi, who allegedly hid in the boot of the car when passengers were being picked up, have all pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping, robbery, assault and rape. One of the survivors was allegedly raped in front of her partner. Another survivor has openly identified herself as Susan Dey, singer Tamara Dey’s mother.


Boys Can Be Confident In Their Gentle Selves If Men Pave The Way There are a few things men can do to raise healthy, emotionally literate, equitable men.

There are a few things men can do to raise healthy, emotionally literate, equitable men. Educators, coaches, family members and parents, especially dads, have an excellent opportunity to help promote healthier masculinities among boys and young men. Emotional literacy among young men can lead to healthier masculinities and relationships, whereas living with gender stereotypes can […]

Human trafficking cases hit a 13-year record high, according to new UN report – women and girls remain the top form of trafficking in Southern Africa

The latest Global Report On Trafficking In Persons, released by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at UN headquarters in New York, shows a record-high number of cases detected but also the largest recorded conviction rate of traffickers. “The report was undertaken for a simple reason: if we want to succeed in confronting human trafficking […]


Happy International Women’s Day from the MenEngage Alliance

“International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.”– UN Women On the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2019, the Alliance stands in solidarity […]

Boys from a youth program ran by Next Gen Men react to the Gillette ad and speak about masculinity and culture.