Women Political & Parliamentary Development (Completed)

Project TitleWomen Political & Parliamentary Development
Objectives1. To support a vibrant and strong Women MPs’ Caucus in developing leadership skills.
2. To Provide Women MPs Caucus with technical support in conducting researches on the topics of their interests
Duration 7 months(August 1, 2010 to February 28,2011)
Geographic FocusIslamabad
Target Groups and beneficiariesWomen Legislators, Police Department and Women Development Department.
DescriptionWomen Political and Parliamentary Development project aims to strengthen Women Parliamentarians Caucus (WPC) by providing institutional support and building capacities of WPC members in order to enable them to play an effective role in the parliamentary processes. Under research component of the project 7 research reports were developed to capacitate the Women Parliamentary Caucus on topics as follows:
Gender analysis of National education Policy 2009
Parliamentary brief on free and compulsory education
Gender base analysis of Police Order 2002
Parliamentary brief on Women Policing in Pakistan
Towards new legislation to combat burn violence in Pakistan
Rising from the ashes: Medical treatment of burn patients and victim of burn violence
Parliamentary brief on home based workers