Who we are
Men Engage Kenya Network

MenKen is a Non-Governmental organisation committed to promoting gender equality
by engaging men and boys in prevention of Gender-Based Violence and HIV/AIDS;
promotion of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Positive Fatherhood. 



We will be at the Eastern Africa Regional Early Childhood Conference
Where it all begun

Our History

The organisation was founded following a regional Men Engage consultative workshop on Male engagement held in Dar es Saalam (Tanzania) in 2006. The initial secretariat for the then lose network was hosted by Engender Health Kenya Office. 

What we do


Creating a platform for information sharing and learning to reduce impact for Gender-based violence, Sexual Reproductive Health, HIV/AIDS and increase Positive Fatherhood.


Advocating for gender equity and equality at all levels by engaging men and boys.


Building the capacity of organisations, individuals and networks nationally, regionally and globally in engaging boys and men.


A Kenyan society free of all forms of gender inequalities


To increase the participation of men and boys in eliminating Gender-based violence, promoting Sexual and Reproductive health, positive fatherhood and well-being of men, women and children in the society.

Core Values

  • Transparency
  • Teamwork
  • Commitment
  • Professionalism and Integrity
  • Fairness and Equality

MenKen seeks to contribute to GBV (Gender-Based Violence) and HIV/AIDS prevention of promotion of sexual reproductive health promotion and positive fatherhood. The organisation also builds the capacity of others nationally and regionally on engaging men and boys.