Trainings on Gender Mainstreaming and Communication Skills for DSWOs

WEPP-KP conducted two 2-days Training on Gender Mainstreaming and Communication Skills on 31 December 2020 – 1 January 2021 and 16-17 March 2021 respectively for selected DSWOs from 11 districts of KP with an aim to orient the DSWOs on existing national and provincial gender priorities and commitments. It equipped them with an understanding of the present gender priorities and also enhance knowledge on relevant KP laws and on the role of DCSW.   (See Table 17 for training participants). Topics regarding the core issues of gender faced by women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and its solution, KPCSW mandate and role of DCSWs, key areas of cooperation and partnership by SW, SE & WED regarding the resolution of women related issues through advocacy and reviewing the new and existing pro-women laws in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gender Mainstreaming and communication skills were covered. Participants have been informed regarding the gender responsive communication skills needed in personal and professional life. They have also been informed about the gender issues and their solution in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Representatives from KPCSW discussed the role of KPCSW and DCSWs. Legal Expert from Law Department discussed the Compendium of Laws, legal procedures, and status of current Bills and Acts regarding women in KP Assembly.

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