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Does women"s participation in the national solidarity programme make a difference in their lives?

Chona R. Echavez

Does women"s participation in the national solidarity programme make a difference in their lives?

a case study in Balkh Province

by Chona R. Echavez

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Published by Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit in Kabul .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementChona R. Echavez with Jennefer Lyn L. Bagaporo
SeriesCase study series
ContributionsBagaporo, Jennefer Lyn L., Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
Pagination1 online resource (vi, 37 p.)
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25321898M
LC Control Number2011313625

Leadership and political participation Photo: UN Women/ Roma Baidaus Across Moldova, women are under-represented in leading positions in the government, politics, business and civil society – despite their proven abilities as leaders and agents of change, and their right to . Women’s Solidarity Society Recognition: The Founding Level of the Women’s Solidarity Solidarity is a special distinction for the founding members, who raised $1 million to support The National Center for Civil and Human Rights. Founding members satisfied pledges between and OR are active contributing WSS members as of June 1,

in the nation overall on the Political Participation Composite Index. Generally, the southern states have low levels of women’s political participation, with nine of the 13 southern states ranked in the bottom third of all states nationally. Composite Index Women in Elected Office Index Percent of Women Registered to Vote, / AverageFile Size: KB.   The International Women’s Strike (IWS), which coincides with International Women’s Day, associates itself with every progressive cause there is, making Betty Friedan’s actual dream for feminism—not that it would be a radical movement for women, but that it would be a liberal equality movement for all people—a reality.

Women's full participation in national and local politics, in the economy, in academia and the media is fundamental to democracy and essential to the achievement of sustainable development and peace in all contexts — during peace, through conflict and post-conflict, and during political transitions. The UGT holds training courses and “bringing in young men and women has made a huge difference—changing their opinions, developing new leaders. Education for women leaders has been vital, she noted. Women in union leadership “are educated, aware of nuances, prepared to sit at the table and participate on an equal basis.


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Does women"s participation in the national solidarity programme make a difference in their lives? by Chona R. Echavez Download PDF EPUB FB2

The National Solidarity Programme Programme Management Unit and the facilitating partner in Kabul and their staff at the provincial, district and community levels, who facilitated the entry of researchers into the study areas; the local government officials. Does Women’s Participation in the National Solidarity Programme Make a Difference in their Lives.

A Case Study in Parwan Province About the Author Chona R. Echavez is a Gender Researcher at the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU).

Before joining AREU in JanuaryChona served as an Asia Fellow in Cambodia. Does Women’s Participation in the National Solidarity Programme Make a Difference in their Lives.

A Case Study in Balkh Province About the Authors Chona R. Echavez is a Senior Researcher at the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU). Before joining AREU in JanuaryChona served as an Asia Fellow in Cambodia. This (draft) discussion paper does not represent an evaluation of the National Solidarity Programme (NSP) but rather utilizes data on women’s participation in one of NSP Community Development Author: Epifania Amoo-Adare.

PARTICIPATION OF WOMEN IN POLITICAL LIFE An assessment of developments in national parliaments, political parties, governments and the Inter-Parliamentary Union, five years after the Fourth World Conference on Women Based on IPU’s world survey and File Size: 1MB.

Women’s Participation - An Enabler of Climate Justice 1 executive summary 2 Women’s Participation and Climate Justice 3 enabling Meaningful Participation for Women 7 Case study i: 9 Empowering women to participate in climate action elevates expertise from the local to the national. efficient projects, but also can increase participation in local institutions and, with it, build social capital.6 Of the myriad CDD initiatives throughout the developing world, few have garnered as much attention as the National Solidarity Program (NSP), Afghanistan’s largest development program.

Conceived soon. their greater participation and reduce common beliefs that women’s political participation is socially inappropriate. Evaluation Researchers studied the NCCE’s campaign using a randomised evaluation, the gold-standard social scientific method for programme evaluation.

In total, 22 communities were randomly assigned to receive durbars, while Women’s participation in rural labour markets varies considerably across regions, but invariably women are over represented in unpaid, seasonal and part-time work, and the available evidence suggests that women are often paid less than men, for the same Size: KB.

Community Participation Definition The focus of this chapter is to provide an explanation for the term “community participation,” a concept central to this research report.

The definitions presented by various theorists have been presented in an effort to give a comprehensive overview of the Size: 1MB. The difference between the rich and poor in the US is simply devastating, the country is enormous and it is the biggest economic power in the world. So it almost makes no sense to think that there could be a chance of creating in the US strong links between national solidarity and social solidarity.

tolerance, solidarity, cooperation and respect, and provide a means of inclusion for marginalised individuals and groups. Beutler (, p. ) believes that physical education. Women’s solidarity and working across differences: two concepts that are central to my research.

I work on the fragmentations within the contemporary women’s movement in Turkey and try to understand how solidarity can be established among women across their differences. This Handbook on Promoting Women’s Participation in Political Parties aims at encouraging political party leaders, men and women alike, to support the integration of gender aspects into internal political party decision-making processes.

It also seeks to develop the capacity of women politicians to advance their political careers. Global Women’s Leadership Program (GWLP): Supports the participation of women in peace processes, political transitions, donor conferences, and other decision-making processes relevant to conflict prevention and resolution, democratic development, and human rights.

The GWLP has supported female delegates to Yemen’s National Dialogue Conference and women involved in peace-building and national reconciliation. Women’s voices and their participation in all aspects of society are more important than ever, as witnessed last year in the context of the global economic crisis, political transitions in the Arab world and elsewhere, and environmental disasters, United Nations officials stressed today as they marked International Women’s Day.

Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of the UN Entity for. These policies are also likely to have a positive impact on their lives,” Uwamariya says.

Political participation and representation is also a right, it is not a favour, the woman activist highlights. “Women make up half of the population so it’s only logical to have them in leadership,” she says.

Studies show higher numbers of women in parliament generally contribute to stronger attention to women's issues. Women's political participation is a fundamental prerequisite for gender equality and genuine democracy.

It facilitates women's direct engagement in public decision-making and is a means of ensuring better accountability to women. From the local to the global level, women’s leadership and political participation are compromised.

Women are underrepresented as voters, as well as in leading positions, whether in elected offices, civil services, the private sector or academia. This occurs despite their proven abilities as leaders and agents of change, and their right to participate equally in democratic governance.

Participation and leadership Women have a right to an equal say in the decisions that affect their lives, whether its deciding how their household income is spent or how their country is run.

Building women's participation and influence means ensuring decision-makers are accountable and respond to women's priorities and needs. Authorities (RALGA) and the National Women’s Council to conduct training to increase women’s participation in the local elections.

The preparation of more than 2, female candidates helped Rwanda successfully fulfill a constitutional quota at the local level.

Women captured over 30 percent of the seats in district government and. The National Solidarity Program (NSP) that the World Bank helped launch with former finance minister Ashraf Ghani in empowers more than .The Women’s Solidarity Fund supports women fighting against gender-based inequality, with a focus on the Caucasus region and Turkey.

We strive to make women’s voices heard and create an open space where women can claim their rights, participate in decision making processes and to be integrated in peace- building and post-conflict reconciliation.