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Women in Non-traditional Industries

This programs aims to empower and encourage 100 young women from up to five vocational training centers (VTCs) to pursue employment in non-traditional sectors and industries through the provision of training on life skills and technical skills, and through a women-led advocacy campaign to change perceptions of women in the workplace.

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Program activities

  • Partnering with the Ministry of Labour to pilot the program within their Vocational Training Centers.
  • Conducting gender sensitization training, carried out with 1 staff member from up to 20 companies.
  • Large-scale advocacy campaign in 6 cities (in conjunction with chosen VTCs), encouraging young women to join non-traditional sectors.
  • Providing career counseling for women.
  • Networking event with young women from VTCs and employers in their fields of study.