2019-08-19 › Summer school on youth for gender equality organized by OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe and OSCE Academy in Bishkek
Twenty young people from Tajikistan, 14 women and six men, nominated by registered political parties in Tajikistan, participated in the summer school “Youth for Gender Equality" from 12 to 17 August 2019 in the OSCE Academy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
The course was delivered by an experienced gender trainer from Kyrgyzstan, who presented the international normative frameworks adopted by Tajikistan on protecting and advancing women's rights, as well as skills on conducting a gender analysis and gender budgeting.
The summer school included meetings with active youth organizations working on the promotion of women's rights in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia. In addition, OSCE Academy professors delivered lectures on political theory and democratization.
During the "Coffee with Leaders" session, Avazkan Ormonova, Member of the Kyrgyz Parliament and Chairwoman of the budget group noted: "Youth and women must be equal partners in promoting women’s rights. We need to be united at all levels of politics, including local, national and regional.”
The event was jointly organized by the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe and OSCE Academy in Bishkek.