Salma says she has seen a “radical change” in her husband Anzu Mia in the past year; he has become committed to supporting the most vulnerable families in his community. In 2009, Anzu contracted tuberculosis and was taken to the hospital.
Men & Boys
Men Engage Initiative: CARE Mali, 2011-2014
After 3 years of working on the Men Engage Initiative, our most recent review in Mali shows us the following changes in men’s involvement in women’s empowerment and anti-poverty work.
A resident of Manhari VDC, Makwanpur, 16-year old Yogendra GC’s mother has been working in a Gulf country for a few years now and life for him and his 13-year old little sister has been tough.
I am Jhaman Singh Pariyar and I live in Devdaha – 1, Pragati Bazaar, Rupandehi. My wife Maya Pariyar and I have four children – two sons and two daughters.
Nepal’s work on Engaging Men and Boys is part of its Women’s Empowerment Program and Safe Migration Project. The work with men around safe migration emerged from women’s feedback in context of migration work. Some of the strategies that CARE Nepal employs to work with men and boys are:
41 year old Sonam Thing Lama (Tamang) has been an exemplary resident of Hadikhola VDC, Ward 2 of Makwanpur district in Churia region of Central Nepal.