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2015

Afghanistan—Promote : Musharikat (Increase awareness and support for women’s equality and empowerment in all of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces)

Afghanistan

Titre : Afghanistan—Promote : Musharikat (Increase awareness and support for women’s equality and empowerment in all of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces)

Pays  : Afghanistan

Date/Durée : 2015-2020

Projet _ Musharikat supported the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Afghanistan’s investments in women’s rights groups and activists. Musharikat—which means “partnership” or “participation” in Dari and Pashto—works to build constituencies, strengthen advocacy, and increase awareness and support for women’s equality and empowerment in all of Afghanistan’s 34 provinces.

Sélection de résultats
Established eight issue-based coalitions : Violence Against Women, Access to Education, Access to Economic Opportunities, Women’s Political Participation, Access to Justice, Access to Healthcare, Women in the Peace Process, and Anti-Harassment of Women and Girls. * Recruited 330 civil society organization (CSO) members and 2,200 individual members to join the coalitions. * Launched advocacy campaigns for the eight Musharikat coalitions at the national and regional levels. * Conducted two national summits at which key Afghan government officials and civil society stakeholders confirmed commitment to work with Musharikat coalitions on policies identified in the advocacy campaign plans. * Established a virtual information exchange and communications platform—the Musharikat Knowledge Management Platform—for coalition members. * Awarded and successfully completed 33 advocacy grants to Afghan CSOs—many of which operate in remote and marginalized communities—to raise awareness about women’s rights and advocate for change at the sub-national level. * Delivered advocacy and women’s rights training for more than 5,900 people. * Conducted sessions on raising awareness on coalition issues with more than 18,000 individuals, including youth, community leaders, religious leaders, students and teachers, government officials, and civil society activists.

Financement  : U.S. Agency for International Development

Development Alternatives Incorporated (DAI)

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