Project „CONTRIBUTION TO IMPLEMENTATION OF GENDER EQUALITY LAW BIH THROUGH STRENGTHENING MUNICIPAL COMMISSIONS FOR GENDER EQUALITY“

Period: November 2006. -June 2007

Donor: CARE International NWB

Overall project objective: Contribution to effective implementation of Gender Equality Law BiH through strengthening local gender commissions.

Project objectives:

  • to strengthen / educate members of municipal commissions for gender equality and women’s groups in three selected municipalities in Tuzla Canton for their active involvement in the implementation of the Gender Equality Law.
  • support for the creation of network of municipal commissions for gender equality and women’s groups
  • raising public awareness on gender equality in BiH and its importance through media presentations and brochures distribution.

Target groups:

  • commission for gender equality in three (3) targeted Municipalities in Tuzla canton (Živinice, Lukavac and Kalesija);
  • Women groups and organizations in Tuzla canton (Živinice, Lukavac, Kalesija and Tuzla).

Project activities:

  • workshop 1 “Gender equality”
  • workshop 2: “Creation of action plan of local Commissions for gender equality and work on concrete problem related to Gender Equality Law”
  • round table 1: Presentation of the Action plan made by local Commissions for gender equality and discussion about the ways of its realization”
  • round table 2: The importance of cooperation between local Commissions for gender equality and institutional mechanisms for gender equality in BiH, women organisations, governmental and non-governmental organisations/institutions”
  • round table 3: Possibilities and ways for networking of local commissions for gender equality – concrete recommendations”.