About this Course
What this course is teaching and why.
Through capacity-building workshops, we hope to empower young women with conceptual and practical tools for better understanding the different roles they can play in political participation.
We aim to develop their capacity for leadership roles and decision-making so they can contribute to politics and civic life.
Session 1: How women can participate in democratic governance
In this session, women were empowered with knowledge about First Information Reports, Right to Information, Public Petitions to the Senate, Harassment Against Women and Helplines and organizations where harassment can be reported.
*If needed, democratic governance can be defined as “Building open, responsive, and accountable institutions and processes that serve the needs and preferences of the public. Participation and Inclusion – Ensuring that all have the opportunity to participate and have a voice in how they will be governed.”
Session 2: How women can participate in politics and political processes
This session empowered women with knowledge about their rights during election processes like campaigning and voting, how to join a political party and the quota system for female politicians.
Frequently Asked Questions
Students, working women, home makers and entrepreneurs can all avail the course to empower themselves with knowledge about the rights afforded to women by the Constitution of Pakistan.
This course is free for all.
The course will take between 1 hour and 1 hour 30 minutes to complete.
Simply fill out the form and you’re set to start the course.
Yes, you will but you must complete all modules and answer the questions at the end of it.