Sindh: 3,000 Women to Get Training for LG Polls
Below is an article published by : The Nation
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will train more than 17,000 women across Pakistan before organising the forthcoming Local Government Elections of 2009, The Nation learnt on Saturday [28 March 2009].
According to informed sources, 3,000 women would be included from Sindh for the said training session by UNDP. They apprised that the Sindh Government has planned to train women leaders nominated from the different walks of life including political parties, NGOs and different segments and sectors of society before holding the next local bodies’ elections in 2009.
In wake of the women training program, a ‘One Day Orientation Workshop for Trainers on Women Training Module’ was organised by the City Institute of Image Management (CIM) at old KMC building of CDGK on Saturday [28 March 2009].
The Provincial Project Manager Abdul Fattah Tunio of Sindh Govt and Director CIM, Mohammad Shahid Khan of CDGK told The Nation that Planning and Development Department of the Government of Sindh organised a one-day Orientation Workshop for Trainers on Women Leaders Training Module.
Mr Tunio said that the objective of the training programme was to capacitate women leaders for meaningful participation in Local Government elections.