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Workshop on women participation in community projects

27-10-2015, 13:00, Saw: 385

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Today, a workshop on the topic of “Women participation in community projects” was held in Aghjabedi town. The workshop was organized with the participation of active women from Karabakh zone. The workshop was attended by Ms. Gulbaniz Ganbarova, AzRIP-2 Deputy Director, Community Development Manager, Mr.Abulfat Ahmedov, Program Specialist for AzRIP-2 Karabakh zone, staff of the Karabakh Regional Operations Office, and leader women from Aghdam, Aghjabedi and Barda rayons. First, Ms.Gulbaniz Ganbarova and Mr.Abulfat Ahmedov welcomed all participants and wished successes to the course of workshop. Ms.Gulbaniz Ganbarova asked a question to the audience about “How Karabakh Women can participate in the development and management processes of community projects, and benefiting from these projects”. This question first made the audience to think a little bit, and then encouraged them to be active. Women acted a bit quiet in the first minutes of the workshop, but they have fully demonstrated their skills during the group works on “Who we are?” and “What do we want?” and while presenting the results of their group work. During the workshop women also spoke about how they would like to see themselves in family, society and as well as community activities; about the role of woman's "power, the voice, the word" in all aspects of the society and in all periods of the history; respect, esteem and values demonstrated towards women in our society; as well as State support for gender equality in our modern period; more focus on Gender Equality in AzRIP-2 community projects; provision of women's participation in all stages of the project and about the importance of women’s participation in problem prioritization and decision making process. During the presentation of group work results, Ms.Kamile Gasymova, representing the Tezekend community of Aghjabedi rayon, Ms.Sughra Aliyeva, representing the Garakhanly community of Aghjabedi rayon, Ms.Mehbare Ganbarova, representing the Shirvanly community of Barda rayon talked about the difficulties of women in communities and initiatives of active women in solving these problems; women participation in community projects; vision of women in the society, as well as the importance of gender equality in the modern world.
At the end of the workshop it was declared that “women’s participation is felt in every area that leads to the development, but the answer to the question about “what do we want” has not been found yet.
Ms.Yamantaj Amirova, Community Development Specialist, delivered a final speech. She expressed her gratitude to each participant, wishing them growth in their position in the community and society.

Workshop on women participation in community projects

Workshop on women participation in community projects

Workshop on women participation in community projects

Workshop on women participation in community projects

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