“Women’s Economic Empowerment” training course

On August 5, 2021, within the framework of the “Livestock Development in Armenia: South-North” project implemented by Strategic Development Agency” (SDA) NGO and financed by the Austrian Development Agency, the operational unit of Austrian Development Cooperation and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, a training course on “Women’s Economic Empowerment” was held at Amasia Municipality.

During the training, the participants were introduced to the existing social differences between women and men, the peculiarities of the roles assigned to them by society, the vision of equal rights and opportunities, and partnership relationships between men and women. During the training, it was also presented the chain impact that women’s involvement in economic development can have.

The training had an interactive format — during the entire process, women expressed their opinions, shared their observations on the role and responsibilities of women and men in their communities and families, identified existing problems and suggested possible solutions.

The participants were very interested in the historical overview of the role and significance of women in Armenia and worldwide, as well as the achievements and successes of women in leading positions in the modern world.