Activist calls for women’s advocacy
By Hassan Arun
An Activist in Yei River County has called for women supports at all levels of government in the country.
Henry who works for Centre for democracy and development (CEDED) revealed the
call to Juba Monitor in an interview, during the opening of a two days women
advocacy strategy seminar in Yei on Tuesday.
“This training is to provide space for women to learn advocacy skills on how to develop strategies and messages for advocating for their rights. We are calling on all the key decision makers to support all women in their efforts when they channel their issues to them,” Henry said.
the training brought together fifty participants from different local government institutions including
Youth, women groups and media
“There are fifty participants for this training drawn from different institutions within the government including the youth and women associations, the ministries from Central Equatoria State and media personnel,’’ explained the officer.
He commented that a team would be appointed to supervise the implementation of the advocacy strategy.
“We are also going to have a team which will be appointed to supervise the implementation of the advocacy strategy 2020 which will be channeled through key decision makers within the local government
institutions and beyond,” said Henry.