Equip 50somali women with Peace leadership skills

by Coalition for Peace in Africa

Summary

Select women leaders in Juba,Shebelle & Mogadishu will enhance their peace leadership and advocacy skills to effectively engage in conflict resolution that has been elusive in Somalia since 1991.
$98,500
total goal
$98,340
remaining
3
donors
0
monthly donors
5
years active

Challenge

Since 1991 when Somalia became a failed state, over 5 million people mostly women & children have lost their lives & over 4million live as refugees abroad while many continue to experience violations of their rights with no one to speak for them.Most women leaders lack skills in leadership,peace building & advocacy to enable them effectively contribute to the conflict resolution efforts.Somali women leaders need empowerment to enable them influence decisions that will foster peace in Somali.

Solution

Skills attained through the trainings,mentorship & exchange visits will assist the women leaders articulate issues & effectively advocate for peace & respect of women rights.They will be the voice of the silent majority yearning for a peaceful Somali

Long-Term Impact

The project will empower 50 women leaders who will engage with the state & other actors to pursue conflict resolution & respect for women rights in Somalia. The project will result in increased participation of women in leadership roles.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.copafrica.org
Coalition for Peace in Africa

Organization Information

Coalition for Peace in Africa

Location: Nairobi - Kenya
Website: http:/​/​www.copafrica.org
Project Leader:
Erick Oyugi
Director
Nairobi, Kenya

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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