Tanzania Men as Equal Partners in Development (TMEPID) is an NGO promoting male involvement and participation in Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRH&R), maternal and child health, as well as promoting gender equality in social and economic development activities in the country.
Communities fully exercising their rights to social and economic development opportunities
-The role of men in families.
To promote gender-oriented sexual reproductive health rights with focus on male involvement and participation in improving access to better health care, women empowerment and to social economic services
-Enhanced participation of men in promoting Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights
-Improved access to and utilization of SRH including HIV/AIDS services by all regardless of age, sex and sexual orientation
-Improved access to safe maternal and child health services
-Women and men have equal rights to health and social economic opportunities at family, community and national level
-Reduction of Gender
– Based Violence in communities
-Increased access to source of financial support schemes by youth and integrate them in their club activities
-Men and boys supporting economic initiatives of women and girls
Spreading the word on equality and equal responsibility through out the whole society
Equipping the male participants with requisite knowledge on the duty of participation
Organizing practival activities to build acceptability of the participation and involvement
Now I know that as a man, I ought to show my involvement in the family and prove care by action.
To build better children we ought to be even better parents, that only works through male participation.
Family bond has grown tremendously ever since and my involvement brings success and happiness.
We may all differ in perspective, but i can stand for one, that involvement is crucial for a strong stable family.
The mother's role is love, father's role is discipline and sharing builds a real family.
Within a very short time, i have harnessed countless values on being a true father by participating in my family