Training Course on Empowering Women through Family Planning and Economic Development Interventions Bali – Indonesia, 15 – 19 May 2017

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The Government of Indonesia in collaboration with the Gender Affairs Programme of the Colombo Plan has hosted an international training on n “Empowering women through family planning and Economic Development Interventions” in Bali, Indonesia from 15-19 May, 2017. This training course is organized by the National Population and Family Planning Board (BKKBN) of Indonesia for the CP member countries.

Over 20 participants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Laos, Sri Lanka and Vietnam, are taking part in this training. Addressing the inaugural function at Holiday Inn Resort in Bali, Secretary General Kinely Dorji said Gender Affairs Programme will target specially women and children as well as gender equality. He said GAP is managing a Shelter programme in Afghanistan, besides reaching out to other member countries with capacity building programmes. He lauded Indonesia for its collaboration in this regard.

The Deputy Secretary of the BKKBN who welcomed the participants said the collaboration with Colombo Plan is relevant and timely in reaching out to Colombo Plan member states with the women empowerment programmes, especially on family planning for building happy and prosperous families.

Field visit to Income Generation programmes

Field visit to Income Generation programmes

Indonesia’s Women Empowerment programme includes also child care

Indonesia’s Women Empowerment programme includes also child care

 

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