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Leadership for Rural and Urban Young Women
Description/achievement of initiative

The programme seeks to build the capacity and confidence of individual women, particularly rural and urban young women, to participate in decision-making processes and asume positions of leadership, building on existing successful programmes. The programme also invests in the capacity of women's organisations to work together and link to the broader women's movement.

Implementation methodologies

IWDA is free to use the implementation methodologies it deems fit.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

The programme seeks to build capacity of individual women and women's organisations.

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Through IWDA.

Partner(s)

International Women's Development Agency (IWDA) Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Progress reports
Goal 5
2015
Young women are mobilised, skilled and coordinated to publicly address issues affecting their lives
2015
There will be increased opportunities for women's meaningful participation in decision-making in local or provincial government settings
2015
Women's civil society in Fiji, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea will have successfully advocated for increased coherence between national and regional commitments to gender equality, i.e. CEDAW & UNSCR1325
2015
There will be increased voter willingness and ability to support women candidates in local or provincial and national level elections in Fiji, Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea
Financing (in USD)
4,000,000 USD

Basic information
Time-frame: 0000-00-00 - December 31, 2015
Partners
International Women's Development Agency (IWDA) Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Countries
Contact information
Saskia Tjeerdsma, Policy Officer MDGs - Post 2015 Agenda, saskia.tjeerdsma@minbuza.nl
United Nations