workshop to improve the chapter on protection of women’s rights

workshop to improve the chapter on protection of women’s rights

A training workshop was convened in Beirut by the Regional Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) within its plans for strengthening capacities of national human rights institutions (NHRIs), Women National Committees, and human rights non-governmental organizations (NGOs). Bahrain Women Association- for Human Development (BWA) has participated in this workshop on 10-11 January 2012 in Beirut to improve the chapter on the protections of women’s rights in the annual report issued by the national human rights institutions. The workshop aims at strengthening and emphasizing communication and joint work between NHRIs, Women National Committees, and Women’s Rights NGOs. It also seeks to build capacity of NHRIs as to integrate a gender perspective into their tasks and activities and improve their performance in women’s right issues.

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