Women Support Centers of the Fund “Sukhumi” successfully carry out small projects in their municipalities. Starting from the new year, they will begin to work on new projects. And before that, a three-day training for mobilizers was held in Borjomi on: “Project Design and Management”. They shared their experiences with each other, talked about achievements and challenges. Strategic directions were developed at the training. During the working process, with a combination of theory and practice, the mobilizers were given the opportunity to individually develop project proposals.
Mobilizers of the Women Support Centers of Senaki, Kutaisi, Khoni, Khurcha / Koki (Zugdidi municipality) and Pakhulani (Tsalenjikha municipality) held large-scale mobilization meetings. The aim of the meeting is to disseminate information about the international campaign of “16 Active Days Against Gender-Based Violence” and to hold discussions regarding the problem so that representatives of different sectors of society realize their role in violence prevention. Meetings were held with representatives of local self-government, teachers, medical staff, IDP and local women.
The initiative group “Equality Now” and the Union of Persons with Disabilities “Faith and Hope” - a meeting with participation of these CSOs was held in Bagdati municipality.
Participants spoke about the information, received during the training held last month and the practical usage of this information. The meeting also discussed the situation, which should be approved at the next meeting.
Проект осуществляется при поддержке Евросоюза
The role of the regional administration in coordinating the work of municipal gender equality councils, collecting information on the challenges facing the councils and the importance of providing this information to relevant national structures - these issues were discussed during a coordination meeting, which took place in the meeting room of Ozurgeti Sakrebulo in cooperation with the regional administration of Guria. Representatives of state structures of three municipalities (Ozurgeti, Lanchkhuti, Chokhatauri) took part in the work.
The meeting discussed the activities of the Gender Equality Councils in terms of introducing municipal gender policies (including the prevention of violence against women /domestic violence) and the tasks for future cooperation were outlined.