At the end of the two stage trainings 15 participants were given certificates and they are considered as a group the ICCN can relay on in case of the further cooperation, and specifically in the process of Inductive Study
Trainings on data collection about the participation of women and gender equality issues– Training in Akhaltsikhe region was conducted in February 24-25. 8 active women leaders that have participated our trainings have received an advance training on data collection and reporting about women’s participation. While the training on data collection for Bolnisi and Marneuli aimed at elaboration of measurement tool for women’s generally and minority women’s participation and influence in their regions, this time we aimed to train participants how to apply this tool, how to consider regional specifics (Where Armenians make majority in Javakheti and Akhaltsikhe is populated with both: Georgians and Armenians) .
Inductive Study on participation of minority groups and women in local leadership in Samtskhe Javakheti, the region with multiethnic population .This study was planned as a complementary to monitoring of local governing in respect of participation of minorities and women. The inductive study focuses more on the problems of minority women’s participation and encompasses not only local governmental bodies, but other aspects of local leadership, taking into consideration educational institutions, NGO and businesses. Thus, the relevant spheres were defined: Politics and governing, society and local leadership and education.
The results of the study are available at ICCN official Website.
The IV stage was covered by Akhaltsikhe Local Television.