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Jamaica Women’s Training Programme

Jamaica | Caribbean

Project Description

Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICan) assisted the Bureau of Women’s Affairs (BWA) and its Parish Advisory Committees (PAC) in Jamaica in implementation of women’s projects through training and other technical assistance. Among others, CICan: (i) provided long and short-term training including a training of trainers (ToT) to support women in rural areas; (ii) conducted needs assessment, designed and/or revised training programs in project management (for staff and members of BWA and PAC respectively), construction and early childhood education; and (iii) organized workshops on gender equality and implementation of policies.

Start Date:

January 1, 1986

End Date:

March 31, 1991

Objectives

Ultimate

Increase viable employment opportunities among rural women

Funded By

Canadian International Development Agency

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