Strengthening Effective Participation of Women in Decision Making
WiPSU Women in Politics Support Unit
Olof Palmes Internationella Center
The project is implemented in Zimbabwe. The main target group is women in decision making at national, municipality and political party level.
Through capacity building, which includes technical support and personal empowerment to women in political office,through skills training, research, motion generation, Bill analysis, Policy briefs. There is also constituency effectiveness to raise their political consciousness so that they take up leadership and influence decisions, the Campaigns and advocacy program which focuses on facilitating an enabling environment for women’s full and effective participation in decision making.
All interventions are designed to strengthen women to enable them not only to effectively hold public political office but to ensure that women are able to influence policy and practice for the betterment of women´s lives.