Building peace in the minds of men and women

Training on Strengthening Media and Communication Skills of Women County Assembly Members and leaders

When, local time: 
Monday, 14 April 2014 - 8:00am to Tuesday, 15 April 2014 - 5:00pm
Kenya, Kisumu
Type of Event: 
Category 7-Seminar and Workshop
Jaco Du toit, Advisor Communication and Information, UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa (Tel: +254 (0)20 762 2346/2566, Email:

UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa will support African Woman and Child Feature Service to carry out a workshop on Strengthening media and communication skills of 15 Women County Assembly Members and leaders in Kisumu County, Kenya. This workshop aims at empowering the participants to attain media and communication skills that will enable them function effectively in their day to day work in and outside the county assemblies.
This training is based on the UNESCO “Getting The Balance Right: Gender Equality In Journalism Handbook” and also part of UNESCO’s ongoing initiatives of building capacity of women and enhancing pluralistic media, including by adoption of gender-sensitive policies. This activity will contribute to making the county governments more gender responsive and transparent.