Leadership training for elected women and dalit women held
October 27, Ghorahi: Rural Women Development Center -RWDC- (Gramin Mahila Utthan Kendra) has held three days of leadership training for elected women and Dalit women in joint collaboration with More Inclusive Civic Engagement for Effective Governance Project-CWDN, Kathmandu, on October 21-23,2021, at the conference hall of Ghorahi Sub Metropolis, in Dang district.
As many as 40 participants including all locally elected women and Dalit women were present in the training program, representing all 19 wards of Ghorahi Sub Metropolis. They represented various political parties as well.
The first day of training on October 21 was welcomed by RWDC board member Mira Chaudhary, while Mayor of the Ghorahi Sub Metropolis- Narulal Chaudhary had given the inaugural speech before the participants on the occasion.
The Training was facilitated by the Senior Program Officer Ghamber Nepali of CWDN and other trainers hired by CWDN from Kathmandu. The three days leadership development training mainly focussed on the rights of women and marginalized communities including Dalits at glance.
The second and third-day training also discussed the perspective of human rights issues for women and elected members. The issues related to domestic violence and divorce and the right to parental property also cropped up in the training.
The training also talked about the fundamental rights of citizens including those rights incorporated in the new constitution for women and Dalits. The three days training was coordinated for CWDN by RWDC project coordinator Hit Bahadur for the CSMAP Project in collaboration with the welfare officer of Ghorahi Sub Metropolis Moti Kumari Biswakarma in advance. USAID was the donor while FHI360 was the technical supporter of this program.