Women’s Empowerment & Political Participation project in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (WEPP-KP) with the financial support of Global Affairs Canada (GAC) organized a two days training workshop from 13-14 October 2020. The participants included staff of the Social Welfare Department (SWD), KP Commission on Status of Women (KPCSW), and the Planning and Development (P&D) department. There was a total of 19 participants for the training. Out of these, there were 14 female and 5 male participants in the training.
The main objectives of the training were:
- To enhance understanding of gender and gender mainstreaming with reference to the political participation of women.
- To provide knowledge and skills of gender analysis and mainstreaming in policy, planning, budgeting, and project management.
- To identify the root causes of women’s absence in the development process and to enhance women’s presence and participation in political processes and structures.
- To orient Master Trainers on Women’s constitutional rights and the progress and international commitments made by the Government of Pakistan.