Gender Mainstreaming Project training workshops in Torit, Wau and Bentiu

The project is led by CSPS experts, Dr. Melha Rout Biel, Dr. Flora Lado and Mr. Christopher Awii Emilio. It is being implemented in three states: Eastern Equatoria, Torit, Western Bahr El Ghazal (Wau), and Unity State, (Bentiu).

The project aims:

  1. To support the National Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Welfare to develop a three-year strategic plan with at least a one-year work plan.
  2. To build the capacity of staff in the state ministries of Gender, Child and Social Welfare of Eastern Equatoria, Western Bahr Al Ghazal and Unity States in order to understand the existing national polices, gender mainstreaming as well as gender budgeting processes.
  3. To support the harmonization and coordination approaches to the implementation of government and international policies to which the country is signatory to.

The CSPS team has completed the first phase of research and training, from February 26- to March 1st, 2024,  and are commencing the final stage from February 11-14 March, 2024, which is the validation workshop of the research, after which they shall hand over the final product of the project to the UNDP, the funding agency of the project.