South Africa : Women Empowerment Workshops

In collaboration with Khanya College

Context :

Alternatives assists this layer of women to take a leading role in the Khanya College 2005 Winter School in the conceptualizing, planning, preparing, facilitating, designing and evaluation of the school. The theme of the Winter School for 2005 is Gender and Neo-liberalism.

Objectives :

  • Developing both life and leadership skills amongst women active in the emerging social movements;
  • Developing a layer of women activists who can both recognize as well as understand the sources of gender oppression;
  • Assisting women activists with the development of popular education skills (design, facilitation and evaluation).

Achievements :

Three 2-day workshops that focus on a combination of theoretical training dealing with gender and neo-liberalism and popular education skills training.

Year: 
2005
Locations: 
South Africa