Gender equality and women’s empowerment:
The development of women empowerment
is a key factor to increase social, political and economic equity. The Empowerment of women program in Morocco consists out of organizing training and workshops for women and men in the rural area. The training and workshops can be done throughout the following themes: nutrition, health, education, encouragement training, economic self-sufficiency training and productivity training. Women empowerment is a long process but you can contribute to the start and change lives by organizing training for men
Students receive lectures on several important topics related to gender equality and woman empowerment in Morocco to give a solid background. The lectures are given by gender specialists at ILCS Group during the first two weeks. Topics can be related to women and Islam; Moroccan family law and the position of women; Morocco’s feminist movements; women NGO’s in Morocco; Women’s leadership in Morocco; Women and sexuality; Issues in Women’s health in Morocco; Women education; analphabetism and Moroccan women; art and culture. Visits to Moroccan NGOs give you an idea how Moroccan women organisations operate to emancipate or to keep women in their traditional role. The second two weeks you will travel to the countryside and work on a project together with women from the rural areas.