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Address to the National Men’s Parliament

Photograph: Parliament of RSA

NACOSA’s Executive Director, Mohamed Motala, was asked to address the National Men’s Parliament held at the National Council of Provinces, Parliament of South Africa on working with adolescent boys and young men. This is what he said. “Thank you for the opportunity to address this house and the nation on building a movement to end gender-based violence, advance socioeconomic development and promote men’s health. I have been asked to speak on adolescent boys and young men’s programmes. Men in our society are expected to be the providers and earners in the family, and this places an immense pressure on men….