Signed Agreement to form and strengthen a Federation of Women’s Organizations in Batticaloa District

SLCDF signed an agreement with Diakonia Colombo Office to facilitate establishing a federation thus creating space for women to represent equally at all levels and ensure good governance from grassroots level upwards in Batticaloa district

Objectives:

  • To address the critical issues that affect women in Batticaloa district by an effective District level women federation.
  • To promote and create space for women to participate in decision making at all levels
  • To ensure gender equality and equity in development and humanitarian interventions

Planned Activities

  1. Mapping of women organizations at Divisional / district level
  2. Consultative meeting & establish the facilitating groups
  3. Conduct Capacity Assessment of the identified women organizations in all DS Divisions and develop capacity building strategies based on the findings
  4. Establish Federation in district level
  5. Developing the Constitutional framework with the participation of women’s organizations and stakeholders and adopt a constitution for the District Federation
  6. Developing three-year strategic plan for the district federation in consultation with divisional women’s forums
  7. Conducting training / workshops on networking, policy & advocacy