Men’s Network Campfire Conference Gains Momentum in Zambia

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By Nelson Banda

The fight against gender inequality is gaining momentum in Zambia as men have adopted the strategy of engaging men at night during the Men’s Campfire conference. The Men’s Campfire conference targets men from different backgrounds by meeting them around a bone fire and engage in discussion on issues that affect women such as promoting women in leadership as well as ending gender violence. The first Men’s Campfire Conference was sponsored by the African Women’s Development and Communication Network (FEMNET) and was held in Kasenga Resettlement  30 KM north east of Lusaka. The conference brought men different background such as traditional and church leaders, youth leaders and teachers who braved the night to develop strategies affecting women and girls. Click the link to read the full story Men

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About FEMNET

FEMNET (The African Women's Development and Communication Network) is a pan African, feminist organisation working to advance the rights of women and girls in Africa. FEMNET has carved a niche in Informing and mobilizing African women in order for them to participate and influence policies and processes that affect their lives. FEMNET has hundreds of members in over 40 countries in Africa as well as in the diaspora. It has played a critical role in building the women's movement in Africa since inception in 1988.

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  1. THANKS TO FEMNET: THE FIGHT AGAINST GENDER INEQUALITY IS REALLY GAINING GROUNDS. AM SO PROUD OF YOU “FEMNET” AND I FEEL VERY PROUD TO BE PART OF THE FEMNET FAMILY. GOD BLESS YOU ALL OUR LEADERS IN FEMNET. Mrs. Sasu – Ghana.

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  2. Lately I have been very interested in FEMNET’s Blog and for the past few months this blog have been so alive and proving us with good and burning issues around African Continent, well done to the FEMNET team and continue doing a great job in changing or transforming people’s life.

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