Women in Local Democracy

Promoting Equal Rights and Equal Opportunities in Armenia

Armenia, Asia   Show map +


  • Increase the level of women’s representation in decision and policy making at the local level
  • Enhance the capacities of local female candidates running local self-governance (LSG) elections
  • Strengthen the capacity of local authorities, CBOs, NGOs, and media on gender issues
  • Promote social partnership and stimulate constructive gender dialogue at the local level
  • Support locally-based partnership initiatives within the framework of East-East cooperation
  • Support youth engagement as well as the application of innovative participatory methods and tools
  • Strengthen the capacity of the media for non-stereotyped and gender-sensitive reporting
  • Increase public awareness, promote advocacy on gender issues and equal opportunities