Regional Course for Africa: Political Empowerment of Women - May 9-26, 2016

Date: Monday, April 4, 2016

MASHAV – Israel’s Agency for International Development Cooperation with UN Women Eastern & Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO) and Singapore Cooperation Programme (SCP) invite professionals to participate in theRegional Course for Africa: Political Empowerment of Women -  May 9-26, 2016.

Background:
Gender equality and women's empowerment are both human rights and are necessary for achieving comprehensive, unbiased, and sustainable development.
Women need to actively participate in government and politics in order to maintain democracy. Global statistics clearly show that women are under-represented as leaders, elected officials, and voters due to cultural and social norms, which limit their participation in the political process.

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More information:
  • Ms. Anna Andrachnik at MCTC: anna@mctc.org.il
  • Ms. Merav Mor at MASHAV: merav.mor@mfa.gov.il