The global HeforShe Community, of African Women in Leadership Organisation, held its first men-only summit on Building a Value-oriented Family.

The summit which was held on 19th September 2020, had in attendance Heforshe ambassadors from 11 countries. HeforShe is a UN Women Solidarity Movement for Gender equality. AWLO is a UN Global Compact leader committed to promoting the UN Women’s goals.

The task of child care, discipline and values-development has been, sadly, left mostly to the mothers and nannies, with the fathers concerned mainly with the duty of providing for the financial needs of the home.

– Excerpts from AWLO HeforShe Men-alone International Smmit

The discussion was led by Mr. Mungai Mfi; Leadership and Strategic Management, Cameroon. The panelists were; Deji Adenuga Consultant, DY Relationship Clinic (Dublin), Arc. Ezekiel Nyaetok; DG, Nigeria First Project, Keorapetse Carl Kalaote; Entrepreneur/Speaker/Consultant (South Africa), Mr. Bren Inyang; CEO Ekido Press (Nigeria), Guy Murray-Bruce; President Silverbird Group (Nigeria), Coach Oscar Emetuei; Executive Director Billion Dollar Group (South Africa).

The meeting highlighted the role of the family in shaping progressive culture, and driving values that remove gender barriers.

Here is the Communique from the virtual summit.