Our Opinion Matters - Training Programme
Start date: Feb 28, 2015,
End date: Sep 27, 2015
Enlight and the partners were able to share ideas through cultural, religious and traditional methodologies via interactive workshops and group participation
There the initial research and discussion before the planning of the training course numerous data analysis gave an indication that woman have been treated as 2nd class citizens for too many years by men and society (community).
The project examined the attitudes by male/female attitudes to work and home life. The training course dissected the inequality in the work place and home and discussed the strategies they would use in their own countries to eliminate the disparities in order for both male/female to have a better quality of life for themselves and community. This would help them to gain mutual respect among one another.
Through interactive discussion between the participants who shared experiences. This was found to be vital as they were able to educate themselves by hearing shared experiences. The ideas were documented and practical ideas of good practice in equality helped to uplift and motivate t participants who was the aims and objectives of the training and was and is vital to create better relationships and a cohesive society.
The project helped in building up self- confidence in both men and women through their participation in the activities, social events and discussions groups.
The project allowed the genders to move forward, learning from past experience, cultures and traditions and developed ideas and relationships for further partnership projects.
The training empowered the participants and allowed them to evolve, and learn about how men and women can live better and support each through peer support, workshops and sharing good practice.
By the end of the training course the participants felt empowered and confident enough to plan activities in their own countries by forging links to other partners in further planning of gender equality in their communities, workplace, in decision-making.
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