Empowering women Leaders in Rural areas III

Start date:Jan,2008 End date:Dec,2009

Project purpose

To achieve a balanced participation of women and men in rural community building and decision making. To raise women’s self confidence and leadership to generate change.

Project target

Women from more than 40 communities in Armenia and Nagorno Kharabach.

Project activities

Participation of rural women leaders in peace negotiations, development of successful models for overcoming challenges in border communities with specific problems of landmines, frozen conflict environment and refugee integration. Mentoring young women leaders to be elected as village mayors in 2008 elections to local governance.