Sweden, Wocan launch regional gender equality support

The Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok together with WOCAN, Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management, launched a regional gender equality support function for development cooperation partners for the implementation of Sweden’s development cooperation in Asia.

The purpose of the gender support function is to make it possible for the Development cooperation section, to offer qualitative expertise and hands on practical support on gender equality to project partners.

The gender support function was kicked off in January 2017, followed with the senior management training in March 2017 to improve institutional capacity of partners’ senior management level to integrate gender equality in their work and organizational culture.

This activity is to step up the effort to achieve the sustainable development, gender equality and Swedish Feminist Foreign Policy.

Source: Embassy of Sweden in Bangkok Photo: WOCAN

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