Trainings on “Analysis of Gender Issues for Gender Coordinators” have been completed
The State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs is implementing a three-phase project under the “Good Governance Program for Local Development in the South Caucasus” with the support of the German Organization for International Cooperation (GIZ).
In the first phase of the project, a video conference on "Gender Equality Policy in Local Self-Government" was held on July 1, 2020 under the leadership of Bahar Muradova, chairperson of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs, with the participation of Members of Parliament, deputy heads of all executive authorities and heads of municipalities.
The second phase of the project covers 3-28 July, 2020. Online trainings on “Analysis of Gender Issues for Gender Coordinators” were conducted with the participation of Deputy Heads of Executive Power for Socio-Political and Humanitarian Affairs, heads of departments and other employees of Executive Power and heads of municipalities – the executive representatives responsible for gender issues in 67 regions and cities of the country.
Mrs. Sadagat Gahramanova, the Deputy Chair of the State Committee for Family, Women and Children Affairs, Mrs. Sevinj Mammadova, Senior Adviser of the Department of Women's and Gender Issues of the Committee and Mrs. Nigar Safarova, teacher of the Department of Gender and Applied Psychology of Baku State University gave a speech at the trainings.
During the trainings, the participants emphasized the importance of the project, informed about the activities carried out in the region and the work done on gender issues, and put forward their proposals.
In the third phase of the project, it is envisaged to establish Gender Commissions in Municipalities in 12 regions and cities of the country as a pilot initiatives.