One Year Training Programme for Afghanistan Week 7 – Gender and Labour

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The seventh module of the One Year Training Programme for Afghanistan Week 7 will cover the topic of Gender and Labour and will take place in New Delhi from 18 to 22 September 2017.

Information on the programme:

The course, composed of 8 one-week module, aims at building capacities among government officials, social partners and other relevant stakeholders on the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of effective National Employment Policies and other related subjects. Week 1 took place in New Delhi in February 2017.

By the end of the training programme participants will have acquired:
• Knowledge of key concepts related to employment policy with emphasis in situations of fragility;
• capacity to actively participate in processes of formulating gender-sensitive employment policies;
• capacity to implement employment policies through action planning;
• capacity to advocate and coordinate the integration of employment policies with development interventions.
In addition, participants will apply the acquired knowledge and skills in a group work aimed at developing customized employment projects as a means to move from fragility to resilience.

Information on the module:

The seventh module of the One Year Training Programme for Afghanistan Week 7 on Gender and Labour will cover gender and labour in fragile states including trends, roles, invisible barriers to access labour markets in fragile states, and data gaps. Topics to be covered will include: the supply and demand for women participation in labour markets; approaches and policies for women empowerment at macro and micro level considering cultural contexts; and exposure to case study to learn how women have been empowered. By the end of the week, participants will appreciate
and value empowering women as a means to social and economic progress; identify the constraints and recognize their ability to participate in the labour market; and identify practical approaches, policies and tools to empower Afghan women.

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