2 - day Orientation Held

Jagaran Nepal organized a two-day orientation to the IPWA members and women rights policy advocacy network members on leadership and advocacy skills, internal governance maintaining financial records and accountability, gender budgeting and development in Kaski, Tanahun, Morang and Sunsari in the month of July, 2012 under women’s inclusion in politics project supported by RDIF.

(Orientation participants with guests and resource persons in Kaski)

The program was held from July 17 and 18 in Sunsari, July 19-20 in Morang, July 27-28 in Kaski and July 28-29 in Tanahun districts respectively. In the program, all members of women rights policy advocacy networks formed in the districts were present including the district level members of IPWA.

In each district, district level two resource persons facilitated the participants on the subject matters. The participants were conceptual cleared on the subject matters. Closing session of the program was organized amidst the participation of local level stakeholders belonging to govt. , political , civil society and media sectors. The local stakeholders made their commitments to support the initiation of Jagaran Nepal on women’s rights and women’s inclusion in politics. They also made commitments to play a pivotal role in utilizing the locally available funds for women’s rights and women’s inclusion initiatives to be initiated by the women rights policy advocacy networks in the districts.