Women and Children Legal Research Foundation –WCLRF held a one-day training session on Increasing Women’s role in peace process on July 10, 2017. The event meant to build capacities and raise awareness on the content of WCLRF’s guideline as well as on the importance of women’s role in the peace and security process. HPC’s new members, former PPC members and probable parliamentary candidates were the training participants who are directly involved in women and peace issues at both local and national levels.
The participants were taught about the findings of WCLRF’s 2015 research report and 2016 guideline, methods of advocacy for peace-building and conflict-resolution, the importance of women’s participation in the peace and security processes. Meanwhile, the participants discussed the problems and challenges ahead of women and how they contribute to peace initiatives at national and local levels.