Event Details



The Interagency Gender Working Group's Male Engagement Task Force’s next meeting will focus on programmatic strategies to meaningfully engage men and boys. Please join us from 8:30am-1:30pm on Monday, January 22nd, 2018 for a half-day meeting. Breakfast and lunch will be served, and an agenda will be sent in January to registered attendees.

Link to join the meeting remotely:


1. Participants, you will be connected to audio using your computer's microphone and speakers (VoIP). A headset is recommended.

2. Used a wired Ethernet connection to for the best internet experience

3. Participants can chat questions or comments via GoToWebinar

State of the Art and Advancements in Male Engagement Programming

January 22, 2018

8:30am-9:00am: Breakfast and Networking

9:00am-9:30am: Introductions and Announcements, Myra Betron for Jhpiego and Niyati Shah for USAID

  • Breakthrough ACTION’s new strategy to promote male engagement, Joanna Skinner for JHU-CCP (2 min)
  • Invitation-only webinar at 10am on Jan. 23rd to review MEASURE Evaluation’s work on addressing gaps in male engagement in family planning indicators, Bridgit Adamou for MEASURE Evaluation (2 min)
  • New Strategic Planning Guide on Male Engagement, Caitlin Thistle on behalf of the HIP Partnership (2 min)

9:30am-10:00am: Gender Equity and Male Engagement: It only works when everyone plays, Allie McGonagle for ICRW (15 min presentation; 15 min Q&A)

10:00am-10:30am: Are masculinities at a crossroads? What’s up with young men around violence & health, and how do we respond? Tim Shand for Promundo (15 min presentation; 15 min Q&A)

10:30am-10:45 am: Lightning Rounds (3 presentations @ 5 min each)

  • “Engaging Men in RMNCH: A Job Aid from MCSP Nigeria” Chioma Oduenyi for MCSP
  • “If client-centered services are offered, men will come: Highlights of Jhpiego’s Male Clinic in Lesotho” Stacie Stender for Jhpiego
  • “Public Health: An Approach to Violence Prevention in Honduras”Georgina Mendoza McDowell for Creative Associates International

10:45am-11:00am: Discussion

11:00am-11:15am: Break

11:15am-11:45am: A Deeper Dive with Program Examples

What works to engage men as contraceptive users, partners and health advocates? Rebecka Lundgren for IRH (15 min)

Tipping Point: Engaging Men and Boys to Shift Social Norms for Child Marriage Programming, Nidal Karim for CARE (15 min)

11:45am-12:30pm: Discussion

12:30pm-1:30pm: Lunch

  • When: Mon Jan. 22
    8:30 am - 1:30 pm

  • Address: 1776 Massachusetts Ave NW
    Washington DC,US 20036

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