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. The Organisation was founded following a regional MenEngage consultative workshop on Male engagement held in Dar es Salaam(Tanzania) in 2006. The initial secretariat for the then lose network was hosted by Engender Health Kenya office. MenKen works closely with the National and County Governments in Kenya and is open to membership of organisations and individuals. It operates within the principles of the MenEngage Global Alliance and well defined organizational core values that ensures inclusivity, transparency, fairness, integrity and respect for human rights.
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
MENKEN seeks to contribute to GBV (Gender-Based Violence) and HIV/aids prevention and 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
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
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