Increasing women's participation in the policy making processes on local level: Manual for civil society organizations

Authors/editor(s): Strategic Development Consulting, Akcija Zdruzenska / Kristina Hadzi-Vasileva, Marija Savovska

This manual is designed to assist civil society organizations in implementation of outreach and empowerment initiatives for increased participation of women in local decision-making processes. The goal of the manual is to provide guidelines for civil society organizations on the most successful methods and practices for ensuring greater inclusion of women in the public policy-making processes on the local level and strengthen their influence in the community.

The publication was produced in the framework of the UN Women regional project “Promoting Gender Responsive Polices in South-East Europe and the Republic of Moldova”, financially supported by the Austrian Development Agency and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

The printing of the publication was made possible within the UN Women project “Promoting gender responsive policies and budgets: Towards transparent, inclusive and accountable governance in the Republic of North Macedonia,” funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency – Sida.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: North Macedonia

Subject area(s): Training; Gender mainstreaming; Financing for gender equality; Gender-responsive budgeting; Women’s rights; Citizen engagement; Civil society participation; Decision-making

Resource type: Manuals/guides; Resource kits

UN Women office involved in publication: North Macedonia Programme Presence Office

Publication year: 2018

Number of pages: 64

Publishing entities: United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)