CIWED GHANA Organized a two-day  training for Gender Network  (Ge-net) group leaders on advocacy, lobbying and negotiation skills

As part of project activities, CIWED Ghana organized a twoday trainer of trainees training workshop for 20 Ge-net group leaders made up of 100 members on advocacy, lobbying and negotiation skills. The aim of the activity was to empower the leaders of the gender network groups (Ge-net) with the needed advocacy, lobbying and other related skills to enable them carry out their duties effectively to contribute in addressing issues affecting women in their communities. The project is supported by Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) which seeks to increase the effective participation of women in decision-making roles and leadership positions and also to empower them to have access and control of resources.  The project also seeks to have visibly empowered women, girls, men and boys’ groups leading the campaign for gender transformation. The programme is expected to directly benefit approximately 2,840 and about 8,741 indirect beneficiaries in the medium to long-term, with sixty-five percent (65%) being women. In addition to the primary target beneficiaries, beneficiaries like minority ethnic groups and other gender and socially exclusive in society are also targeted in these project.

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