Teaching Men to be Allies for Gender Equality

“Women’s rights are human rights, and they cannot be ignored,” says 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow Desmond Lunga from Botswana. Through his nonprofit organization Men and Boys for Gender Equality (MBGE), Desmond teaches young men how to be allies and empower women. As…

Enough is still not enough when it comes to fighting for gender equality

By Contributor The tangible changes needed in society to achieve gender equality have been staggered and delayed, and now it cannot wait any longer. This is a continent-wide call, and an anguished demand, for more to be done because there…