Why we need more masculinity, not less
Excerpt taken from a talk at the ACT Africa Men's National GBV Conference in October 2021.
Statistics South Africa unpacked alarming trends that have an impact on children's education and well-being. In a report released in February this year, StatsSA revealed that most children in South Africa live in non-standard family structures with mostly one of their biological parents. The research, which was [Read more]
According to Father A Nation, 21% of children 17 years old and under do not live with their parents. Only 42% of children with their mothers and 64% of children don’t live in the same household as their biological fathers. This has left many children to stay [Read more]
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 [Read more]
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 [Read more]
Craig Wilkinson, Founder & CEO of Father A Nation SA NPC for a profile and work of Father a Nation NPC a Non-Profit Organisation that runs high impact interventions to deal with the scourge of gender-based violence in South Africa.
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 [Read more]
'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 [Read more]
'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."
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 [Read more]
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 [Read more]
Abongile speaks to Craig Wilkinson Author & Founder at Father A Nation.
'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. [Read more]
There is a silent epidemic of loneliness amongst men. Not because men don’t have friends or family. Not because they don’t have people to hang out with or go places with. Lonely because they are not truly seen and authentically connected. [Read more]