Due to improved cooperation, WEPP-KP conducted a meeting with women MPAs of WPC on 27th January 2021 at the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly for the support in the notification of DCSWs that was the hurdle in smooth implementation of the project activities. WPC assures its full support for the notification of DCSWs.
WEPP-KP conducted TOT on Gender Mainstreaming for LGS Master Trainers in the last reporting period in September 2020. All the training participants shared their action plans for conducting one-day sessions in their respective offices and districts on gender mainstreaming to the staff, officers, academia and community members. In response to that action plan, 13 LGS MTs conducted 16 one-day orientations on GM in nine districts of KP in their respective offices in November 2020 – January 2021. The districts include; Peshawar, Mardan, Charsadda, Nowshera, Swabi, Kohat, Bannu, Buner and Swat. Considering the events conducted in hard areas regarding women participation like; Buner, Bannu, Charsadda, etc., women participation in these events was a challenge but due to the joint efforts of Master Trainers and WEPP-KP, women participants attended each and every event. In some locations like; Tehsil Municipal Offices (TMO) Buner, TMO Bannu, TMO Mardan, TMO Charsadda, it was the first ever event on the Gender Mainstreaming topic and the participants came to know about this for the first time and they felt satisfaction over this. The participants even invited and requested WEPP-KP for conducting these events in their respective villages as well. In TMO Takhtbhai Mardan where our event conducted by Female Master Trainer and that too on the Gender Mainstreaming, none of the women ever been as an employee, staff or in a leading role in that government office ever.
After perceiving the importance of gender-responsive communication skills by SW, SE & WED Officials in the gender-responsive training on leadership, management, and communication skills, they requested WEPP-KP to conduct one-day sessions in DSWOs in Nowshera and Charsadda on gender-responsive communication skills. The project then conducted 2 one-day sessions on gender-responsive communication skills in DSWOs in Nowshera and Charsadda in January 2021 for their capacity building on the importance of gender within a day to and day and official communication. Topics regarding king skill of communication, verbal and non-verbal communication, do’s and don’t in communication, listening skill, command, and knowledge in communication, talking to media, use of communication in offices, and gender-responsive communication was covered.
WEPP-KP with the technical support of Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Rescue 1122 arranged the One-Day First Aid Emergency Training on 15 January 2021 at WEPP-KP Office, Peshawar. It has been conducted for capacity building of WEPP-KP Officials and staff, for dissemination of information regarding first aid emergency & use and information of first aid toolkit and equipment in WEPP-KP office by trainer from KP Rescue 1122.
WEPP-KP officials and staff were briefed on roles and responsibilities of the first aider, control of bleeding, managing the unresponsive person, air-way management, CPR, managing choking of adult and child and emergency moving of patient.
The valuable contribution of Ms. Ammara Iqbal, Psychologist at Bolo Helpline of Social Welfare, Special Education & Women Empowerment Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in response to the training on gender responsive evidence based research at RAMADA Hotel, Islamabad on 19-20 November 2020 organized by Women’s Empowerment & Political Participation project in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (WEPP-KP) with the financial support of Global Affairs Canada.
Women Empowerment & Political Participation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (WEPP-KP) project with the financial support of Global Affairs Canada designed the table calendar for the year 2021 for the Social Protection & Gender Mainstreaming (SP&GM) Section of Planning & Development Department (P&DD) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on their request. The calendar includes the highlights of the major activities completed by the SP&GM Section during the year 2020. It also includes the WEPP-KP and the Government of Canada logos. The calendar will be distributed among all the major stakeholders for the communication of SP&GM activities and objectives.
The calendar can also be downloaded in pdf form by clicking on the “SP&GM Section of P&DD-KP Calendar 2021” below the calendar snaps.
Women Empowerment & Political Participation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (WEPP-KP) project with the financial support of Global Affairs Canada designed the table calendar for the year 2021. The calendar includes the highlights of the major activities completed by the project during the year 2020. It also includes the project and major project stakeholders’ department logos. The calendar will be distributed among all the major project stakeholders for the communication of project activities and objectives.