Experience the explosion of energy unleashed by the 2nd MenEngage Global Symposium as it moves forward gaining speed with a life of its own.
Accustomed to setting the agenda for the rest of India, a capital set of engagements have been unleashed in Delhi and the National Capital Region. College and university students are painting the town red with a series of festivals, film screenings, competitions etc leading up to the Symposium in November. Delhi's civil society representatives have planned a calendar of their own to reach the issue of masculinity among the communities they work with. Corporates, policymakers and administrators, the media....no section of society has been left untouched by the Symposium's advocacy in a city desperate to fashion a more gender-equal identity. Read more
Rest of India
Pre Symposium mobilisation activities are sweeping across a wide swathe of Indian cities. Waking up to the need to involve all genders in creating a more equal world, seminars, discussions, film screenings, street theatre and many other forms of expression are pouring into the stream that is fast turning into a flood threatening to destroy the old hegemonies and patriarchal order in the quest for establishing new partnerships. Read more
South Asia Region
Buffetted in the crosscurrents of the region's still-active prejudices like son preference on the one hand and emergence of the new independent woman on the other, its not easy being a male here. Sorting through the many versions of the South Asian man and giving vent to their pent up confusions is one of the Symposium's concerns. It is being brought to be the forefront through a series of planned events and activities in the region. Read more
From mastersheets being prepped detailing the outlay of the multifaceted activities to be held at the Symposium's very modern India Habitat Centre venue to on-the-tick information on the rolling dynamo of interest being generated by the Symposium, the Secretariat operating from the Centre for Health and Social Justice is the hub of it all. Read more