Publication: 5-Year Strategic Plan for Gender Cell of SW, SE & WED

Gender  Cell of SW, SE & WED requested WEPP-KP to provide technical support in designing a 5-Year Strategic Plan for its Cell. The Cell is newly established so they need a Strategic Plan to act as a catalyst to support government departments in empowering women, girls, and vulnerable populations to have productive lives through holistic, gender-responsive programs, and the provision of universal social protection. Strategic Plan has been finalized and can be accessed by clicking the link below:

Strategic Plan for SW, SE & WED

Publication: Gender Mainstreaming Toolkit

Women’s Empowerment and Political Participation project in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (WEPP-KP) with the financial support of the Government of Canada (GAC) finalized the Gender Mainstreaming Toolkit. The toolkit will guide Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status of Women (KPCSW), Social Welfare, Special Education & Women Empowerment Department (SW, SE & WED) and Social Protection and Gender Mainstreaming (SP&GM) Section of Planning and Development Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (P&DD-KP) in identifying and addressing gender-related issues in Public Sector Management including program design and implementation and policymaking.

Other than continuous coordination with all concerned stakeholders for the development of the toolkit, WEPP-KP finalized this after conducting the validation workshop for discussion on the possible changes and amendments within the Toolkit. Chairperson KPCSW, Dr. Riffat Sardar, Gender Specialist SW, SE & WED, Ms. Syeda Nudrat and Chief SP&GM Section of P&DD-KP, Ms. Fazeelat Jehan along with Team Leader WEPP-KP, Ms. Shabina Gulzar and Gender Equality Advisor WEPP-KP, Ms. Zuhra Luqman participated in the workshop. All the participants shared very important feedback and changes within the Toolkit have been incorporated.

Gender Mainstreaming Toolkit can be accessed by clicking on the link given below.

GM-Toolkit

Second Project Steering Committee Meeting

Second Project Steering Committee (PSC) meeting of Women’s Empowerment and Political Participation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (WEPP-KP) project held at Planning and Development Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (P&DD-KP) under the Chair of Special Secretary P&DD-KP, Mr. Abid Wazir and attended by the Additional Secretary SW, SE & WED, Mr. Abid Ullah, Head of Aid Global Affairs Canada (GAC), Mr. Christopher Khng, Cheif Social Protection and Gender Mainstreaming (SP&GM) Section of P&DD-KP, Ms. Fazeelat Jehan, Chairperson KPCSW, Dr. Riffat Sardar, Senior Development Officer GAC, Mr. Arshad Gill, Team Leader WEPP-KP, Ms. Shabina Gulzar and other officials from P&DD-KP and WEPP-KP.

Ms. Shabina Gulzar gave an overview of the project’s achievements in its second year and presented the project’s third-year plan. GAC, P&DD-KP, and SW, SE & WED expressed satisfaction over the achievements of the WEPP-KP project and acknowledged its efforts for women empowerment in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Third Year Plan of WEPP-KP for the year 2021-22 approved by the Special Secretary P&DD-KP. Being directly associated with gender equality and women empowerment, the SP&GM Section of P&DD-KP has also been approved to be the stakeholder of the WEPP-KP project.

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Launching of SP&GM Strategic Plan and Communication Strategy

On the request of the Special Protection and Gender Mainstreaming (SP&GM) Section of Planning and Development Department Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (P&DD-KP), Women’s Empowerment and Political Participation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (WEPP-KP) project with the financial support of the Government of Canada (GAC) designed 5-years Strategic Plan and Communication Strategy for the newly established SP&GM Section of P&DD-KP. The Strategic Plan will support the SP&GM Section in mainstreaming its functions and activities for the next 5-years (2021-25) for making the policies and plans of all the projects working under the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa more gender-inclusive and a communication plan will support them in communicating the role and functions of its Section within government departments and public.

The Strategic Plan and Communication Plan have launched on 30th June 2021 by Special Secretary P&DD-KP, Mr. Abid Wazir, and Head of Aid Global Affairs Canada, Mr. Christopher Khng in the presence of Additional Secretary SW, SE & WED, Mr. Abid Ullah, Cheif SP&GM Section, Ms. Fazeelat Jehan, Chairperson KPCSW, Dr. Riffat Sardar, Senior Development Officer GAC, Mr. Arshad Gill, Team Leader WEPP-KP, Ms. Shabina Gulzar and other officials from P&DD-KP and WEPP-KP.

 

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GAC Mission’s visit for consultation on women issues in different context in KP

Head of Aid Global Affairs Canada, Mr. Christopher Khng along with Senior Development Officer GAC, Mr. Arshad Gill visited WEPP-KP Office and convened the consultation meeting with the relevant personnel working in multiple professions and fields in KP that include BBC Contributor, Mr. Mehmood Jan Babar, Bureau Chief Aaj TV, Ms. Farzana Ali,  Project Officer UNDP, Mr. Ejaz Mustafa, Lawyer, Mr. Kazim Jan, Learning and Gender Specialist in GPP Project of World Bank, Ms. Sadia Khan,  Program Manager Hashoo Foundation, Ms. Nazra Bibi and Co-chair EVAW, Mr. Fida Jan regarding women issues in KP and upcoming challenges for women in KP due to the emerging different socio-political environment. All meeting participants participated and shared their experiences regarding women issues in KP both within the community and in the work environment. Participants also shared the prevalent issues faced by women in KP regarding political participation. Participants responded to the queries from GAC regarding the upcoming challenges for women in KP due to the emerging law and order situation in KP.

 

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Publication: SP&GM Section of P&DD-KP Public Relations Toolkit

Women Empowerment & Political Participation in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (WEPP-KP) project with the financial support of Global Affairs Canada (GAC) provides technical assistance to the Social Protection and Gender Mainstreaming (SP&GM) Section of the Planning and Development Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (P&DD-KP) in designing Public Relations Toolkit for the use of communication tools like social media, print & electronic media, and ways of engaging government departments and community members for the effective and timely communication of their activities. It will help SP&GM Section of P&DD-KP in improving and increasing its reach and understanding of its role and purpose within government departments and the community members.

Click on the “SPGM PR Toolkit” below for accessing the toolkit.

SPGM PR Toolkit

 

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Publication: Communication Strategy for SP&GM Section of P&DD-KP

SP&GM section of P&DD-KP requested WEPP-KP for designing communication strategy for its section. The project hired the services of a consultant firm and supported the Section in developing the Communication Strategy, communication plan, and public relationing (PR) toolkit. The Section is newly established so they needed a strategy and plan for highlighting its efforts for gender inclusion in the development projects and also its outreach in the government departments and public domain. The project has successfully finalized the Communication Strategy and communication plan and it can be accessed by clicking on the link below:

Communication Strategy

 

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Publication: 5-Years Strategic Plan for SP&GM Section of P&DD-KP

SP&GM section of P&DD-KP requested WEPP-KP to provide technical support in designing a 5-Year Strategic Plan for its Section. The Section is newly established so they need a Strategic Plan to act as a catalyst to support government departments in empowering women, girls, and vulnerable populations to have productive lives through holistic, gender-responsive programs, and the provision of universal social protection. Strategic Plan has been finalized and can be accessed by clicking the link below:

Strategic Plan SP&GM Section of P&DD-KP

 

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Validation Workshop for Finalization of Gender Mainstreaming Toolkit

Women’s Empowerment and Political Participation project in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (WEPP-KP) with the financial support of the Government of Canada (GAC) drafted the Gender Mainstreaming Toolkit. The toolkit will guide Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Commission on the Status of Women (KPCSW), Social Welfare, Special Education & Women Empowerment Department (SW, SE & WED) and Social Protection and Gender Mainstreaming (SP&GM) Section of Planning and Development Department of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (P&DD-KP) in identifying and addressing gender-related issues in Public Sector Management including program design and implementation and policymaking.

WEPP-KP conducted the validation workshop for discussion on the possible changes and amendments within the Toolkit before its finalization. Chairperson KPCSW, Dr. Riffat Sardar, Gender Specialist SW, SE & WED, Ms. Syeda Nudrat and Chief SP&GM Section of P&DD-KP, Ms. Fazeelat Jehan along with Team Leader WEPP-KP, Ms. Shabina Gulzar and Gender Equality Advisor WEPP-KP, Ms. Zuhra Luqman participated in the workshop. All the participants shared very important feedback and changes within the Toolkit that will be incorporated within the Toolkit before its finalization.

Annual Project Planning and Reflection Workshop

0n 13th April 2021, WEPP-KP arranged a project planning meeting for the project year 2021-22 and reflection of project years 2019-21 with its partners; SW, SE & WED, KPCSW and SP&GM Section of P&DD-KP. Secretary SW, SE & WED Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Shah, Secretary KPCSW Ms. Farzana Afzal, Chairperson KPCSW Dr. Riffat Sardar, Chief  SP&GM Section P&DD-KP Ms. Fazeelat Jehan, KPCSW Staff Members, WEPP-KP Team Members and Consultants for Workshop VTT Global attended the event.