Country Sweden
Year 2008
Type of Measure Prevention > Working with men and boys
Form of Violence Violence against women and girls

Brief Description

Sida supports different initiatives that target men's involvement to fight gender-based violence. One such example is the Global Network Men Engage. The Network consists of organisations working with men and boys for male support and gender equality, male involvement and responsibility in sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) including HIV and men against gender-based violence. Main target groups for the project are the network of civil society organisations at country level, as well as policy makers at global, regional and national level. Main beneficiaries, in terms of improved capacity, are the national organisations.

Sida will provide core support to the organisation of 4 million SEK over three years 2008-2010.

Source of Information

Response of the Government of Sweden to the questionnaire on violence against women, January 2009