Capacity Building

Capacity Building Projects

Developed a training manual for the Ministry of Health in Zanzibar on engaging men in increasing uptake of family planning (2016). Manual piloted by MenKen with national trainers of family planning in Ugunja and Pemba islands

Developed a training manual on Male Engagement in Promoting Positive Gender Norms to Prevent GBV and Improve Uptake of Reproductive Health Service. Manual piloted by MenKen jointly with UNWOMEN with male champions in Isiolo County

Developed training manuals for Global Communituies as part of our technical support on Gender Norms Transformation and GBV Training Manual for Male Agents of Change, Gender Norms Transformation and GBV Training Manual for Parental Empowerment Facilitators and Gender NormsTransformation and GBV Training for Partners. MenKen has trained their male agents of change, parental empowerment facilitators,case workers and mentors and piloted these manuals in their Health Outcomes for Prevention Education and DREAMS Program that seeks to empower girls to live Determined, Resilient,Empowered, Aids-free and Mentored Lives in Nairobi County.

Developed a training manual for Agency for Cooperation and Reserach in Development (ACORD Kenya) on Men Talking to Men about women’s rights violations. Manual piloted by MenKen with male local leaders in Kisumu and Trans Nzoia counties

Jointly developed a manual with UNWOMEN and other partners on electoral gender based violence for training service providers

Trained workers and partners of Child Fund Kenya on gender mainstreaming and engaging men in child rights promotion

Trained journalists on the importance of engaging men and boys in Gender, SRH, prevention of GBV/HIV and gender transformative reporting.

Trained volunteers of PEACE CORPS on how to engage men in health and promoting gender equality

Trained International Committee on the Development of Peoples (CISP) workers in Kilifi County on engaging men in promoting child rights

Trained army officers jointly with International Peace Support Training Centre on gender, gender transformation and GBV in conflict

Sensitized male parliamentarians on the importance of the Protection Against Domestic Violence Bill and undertook policy advocacy with them to ensure the bill was passed by parliament. It is now an Act of Parliament in Kenya.