7 06, 2022

Dads, Boys and Masculinity

By |2022-06-07T10:27:24-02:00Jun 7th, 2022|Comments Off on Dads, Boys and Masculinity

Dads need to help boys understand and shape masculinity. In years past, fathers were often "there, but not there," according to Craig Wilkinson, a dad of two and founder of Father a Nation, a South African nonprofit that addresses gender-based violence, crime and fatherlessness by restoring and equipping  men to be nation-builders, fathers [Read more]

10 05, 2022

Reach. Teach. Talk: Cultivating Positive Masculinity

By |2022-06-07T09:18:06-02:00May 10th, 2022|Comments Off on Reach. Teach. Talk: Cultivating Positive Masculinity

Join Nat and South African author, speaker and social entrepreneur Craig Wilkinson (www.fatheranation.co.za) as they discuss the crucial role men play in the lives of their youth and society. For anyone working with or raising boys in this day and age, their conversation will provide exploration and strategies on how to cultivate [Read more]

20 12, 2021

702 FM Man Torque: Healing Boys and Men

By |2022-06-07T10:27:50-02:00Dec 20th, 2021|Comments Off on 702 FM Man Torque: Healing Boys and Men

Tonight, we wrap up our last Man Torque show for 2021 with Craig Wilkinson, Founder and CEO of Father A Nation (FAN), bestselling author, award winning social entrepreneur and motivational speaker and Charles Mpepho, Former Funder and chairperson of the Alexander men's forum now current Snr mentor of Father a Nation in Alexander, [Read more]

11 12, 2021

eNCA News: 16 Days of Activism | Urging men and boys to do better

By |2022-06-07T09:55:35-02:00Dec 11th, 2021|Comments Off on eNCA News: 16 Days of Activism | Urging men and boys to do better

'In keeping with the theme, "Moving from Awareness to Accountability", a nonprofit organisation has launched a community centre in Alexandra, Johannesburg. The facility wants to encourage men and boys to do better, and help end GBV. Craig Wilkinson, founder and CEO of Father A Nation speaks to #eNCA Courtesy #DStv403' [Read more]

10 12, 2021

Newzroom Afrika: Community Centre opened in Alexandra to combat toxic masculinity.

By |2022-06-07T08:22:44-02:00Dec 10th, 2021|Comments Off on Newzroom Afrika: Community Centre opened in Alexandra to combat toxic masculinity.

'Author and Father A Nation CEO, Craig Wilkinson, this week opened a Community Centre in Alexandra to combat toxic masculinity and mentor young men and boys. This is done through programmes designed with a dedicated focus on GBV perpetrators."

10 12, 2021

The Hot Box | MetroFM

By |2022-06-07T10:35:37-02:00Dec 10th, 2021|Comments Off on The Hot Box | MetroFM

Non-profit organisation Father A Nation has opened its first #NOEXCUSES community centre in Alexandra, Joburg for men and boys. The group believes this empower and educate them  as it believes this is key to ending the cycle of gender-based violence. The organisation hopes the centre will be the first of many, providing men and [Read more]

10 12, 2021

‘If we understand why men – the majority of perpetrators – abuse, we can fix it’

By |2022-06-07T10:06:53-02:00Dec 10th, 2021|Comments Off on ‘If we understand why men – the majority of perpetrators – abuse, we can fix it’

Father A Nation CEO Craig Wilkinson says if you increase law enforcement but don't change values and how men behave it's not gonna make much of a difference. It is important to heal boys, men and fathers to bring real change to gender-based violence. This will help in understanding why it is happening. [Read more]

10 12, 2021

SABC NEWS: Father a Nation shifts focus from survivor to perpetrator

By |2022-06-07T08:23:41-02:00Dec 10th, 2021|Comments Off on SABC NEWS: Father a Nation shifts focus from survivor to perpetrator

'As 16 days of activism wraps up today Father A Nation is changing the narrative, shifting from a focus on the survivor, to a focus on the perpetrator in order to identify why Gender-Based Violence is happening and developing programmes and interventions to prevent it from happening. Now to tell us more [Read more]

16 09, 2021

Manned Up Conversations: Leading for Change

By |2021-11-17T05:41:07-02:00Sep 16th, 2021|Comments Off on Manned Up Conversations: Leading for Change

On our final episode of the Six Pack Of Champion Virtues series we take this opportunity to honor and highlight Craig Wilkinson as a leader and advocate for change and role model in, Leading For Change. Craig shares his early childhood memories growing up in Johannesburg, travelling around various countries with his family and [Read more]

2 09, 2021

Manned Up Conversations: How to mentor the next generation

By |2021-11-17T05:17:10-02:00Sep 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on Manned Up Conversations: How to mentor the next generation

On our fifth episode of the Six Pack Of Champion Virtues series we combine the last two virtues, How To Mentor The Next Generation & How To Make The World A Better Place. We look at the role older men play in equipping young boys with the right tools to help them navigate life [Read more]

19 08, 2021

Manned Up Conversations: How to build your Band of Brothers

By |2021-11-16T15:35:08-02:00Aug 19th, 2021|Comments Off on Manned Up Conversations: How to build your Band of Brothers

On our fourth segment of the Six Pack Of Champion Virtues series we discuss How To Build Your Band of Brothers. Research shows that men are lonely. They have company, but they lack connection. We easily share a beer with other men but struggle to share our hearts. We start off by discussing [Read more]

5 08, 2021

Manned Up Conversations: How true men define themselves by character

By |2021-11-17T05:10:56-02:00Aug 5th, 2021|Comments Off on Manned Up Conversations: How true men define themselves by character

On our third segment of the Six Pack Of Champion Virtues series we discuss How Champion Men Define Themselves By Character. We start off by defining what character means to men and how we can build strong and positive characteristics on our journey to becoming great. We then unpack the 5 keys to [Read more]

22 07, 2021

Manned Up Conversations: How men nurture their fields

By |2021-11-16T15:23:56-02:00Jul 22nd, 2021|Comments Off on Manned Up Conversations: How men nurture their fields

On our second segment of the Six Pack Of Champion Virtues series we take a more introspective look into How Men Nurture Their Fields. Topics we cover on the show: 02:23 - Every man has a territory and the 4 most important things every man needs to tend to, 04:07 - Taking care [Read more]

12 07, 2021

Business Fights Poverty: enabling positive masculinity in society and business.

By |2021-11-16T14:51:25-02:00Jul 12th, 2021|Comments Off on Business Fights Poverty: enabling positive masculinity in society and business.

In a recent survey by YouGov more men between the ages of 18 and 24 viewed masculinity in a negative light than those who viewed it positively. This podcast isn’t some vague, highbrow observation of a societal issue. Craig shares his personal journey as a single dad and deep understanding of why [Read more]

8 07, 2021

Manned Up Conversations: How men use their strength

By |2021-11-16T15:14:05-02:00Jul 8th, 2021|Comments Off on Manned Up Conversations: How men use their strength

We kick off our Six Pack Of Champion Virtues series with a deep dive into How Men Use Their Strength to help us harness the power of positive masculinity. Topics we cover on this show: 01:26 - The foundation of Father A Nation all about and the work they do with men in [Read more]

14 06, 2021

Interview with Nikki Bush: Why are Fathers so Important?

By |2021-11-21T12:12:25-02:00Jun 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Interview with Nikki Bush: Why are Fathers so Important?

Nikki Bush of @Win at Work and Life Podcast in conversation with Craig about the importance of fathers in society and in their children’s development, as well as the need for positive masculinity in society today. THE CONVERSATION COVERS: How we need to heal men to heal the world Feminising men is not the [Read more]

3 12, 2020

Live panel discussion: What is toxic masculinity in 2020?

By |2021-11-21T12:33:07-02:00Dec 3rd, 2020|Comments Off on Live panel discussion: What is toxic masculinity in 2020?

SO WHAT NOW? Craig Wilkinson joins  Siyabulela Jentile, Keitumetse Moutloatse for a panel discussion hosted by Gareth Cliff on his television show “So What Now?” to discuss what ‘toxic masculinity’ means in 2020?

28 11, 2020

Newzroom Africa: Calls for men to be at the center of the fight against GBV

By |2022-06-07T08:25:53-02:00Nov 28th, 2020|Comments Off on Newzroom Africa: Calls for men to be at the center of the fight against GBV

Calls for men to be at the center of the fight against gender-based violence continue to grow As the country battles to contain gender-based violence, there are growing calls for men to be at the center of the fight. Last week, a two-day Men’s Parliament for the Men’s Movement was held to [Read more]

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