Mobilising women

Mobilising Women for Economic Empowerment

Duration: April 2022 to March 2024

Project Budget: US$130,000

Main Donor: UNDP

Locations: Communities of Gegharkunik and Shirak regions, and Yerevan 

Implementing partners: “Women Rights’ House” NGO, “Martuni Women Community Council” NGO

Project status: Ongoing

Key figures


Women trained in different topics and enhanced their capacities and skills


Trainings organized in Community Consolidation, Participation, Leadership, Gender-mainstreaming, Gender-responsive budgeting, Participatory Research, Employability


project ideas identified and 8 projects selected and implemented in 8 target enlarged communities


members engaged in 12 self-help groups formed in the target communities

Goals and objectives

Within the “Empowering Women for Economic Resilience” programme, women, particularly poor and socially excluded, are mobilised to obtain skills and access information, networks, economic opportunities and support services to become farmers/entrepreneurs or to join formal labor sector. The project will also ensure women and women’s groups are empowered to participate in local planning and budgeting, and greater awareness around the harmful social norms is created in the communities. 

Key actions

Through this project community action self-help groups will be formed through introductory meetings, various trainings and discussions for self-help groups will be organised, short to long-term platforms will be established for LSG and women’s active groups to discuss proposals developed by women’s groups, implementation of selected community projects will be supported, based on Small Grant Scheme design.

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Mobilising women
Mobilising women