Activities Conducted by WLTC in 2016-17:
WLTC supported by Women in Governance-Assam have conducted man programmes to fulfill its objective of women Leadership building.
Awareness programmes on right to equal political participation and importance of voting rights were carried out in rural areas of Kokrajhar and Dima Hasao. It needs to be mentioned that in these programmes we always tried to invite the village and the tribal apex body members who hold a special positions of influence in the decision making processes of district council. Through these awareness programmes we tried to change the patriarchal mind set and earn support for the empowerment of women and women leadership in community decision making processes.
Several rounds of discussion and consultation meetings were held with aspiring women leaders of BTAD on the issue women leadership building in BTC.
DIYUNGBRA, DIMAHASAO (11.06.16)
DIMALIK RAZEE, DIMA HASAO (14.06.16)
Hati Khali, DimaHasao(24.06.16)
TRAINING ON PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT AND LEGAL PROVISIONS ON WOMEN'S RIGHTS ON INSTITUTIONS OF GOVERNANCE AT PRASANTI LODGE, KOKRAJHAR (02.0 7.16)
CONSULTATION ON CHALLENGES OF WOMEN LEADERS IN LOCAL SELF GOVERNANCE SYSTEM AT PRASHAANTI LODGE, KOKRAJHAR (03.07.16)
DISCUSSION ON WOMEN LEADERSHIP BUILDING IN DIMA HASAO AT COMMUNITY HALL, HAFLONG (26.10.2016)
WLTC conducted a three month training course on cutting and tailoring at Dhonehari ,cacharDistrict. The objective of the programme was to give livelihood skill training to poor women belonging to religious minority. All the required materials and equipments are arranged by WLTC. Total 13 women participated in the programme.
ONE GIRL ISDEMONSTRATING CUTTING FORMULA ON THE BLACK BOARD
WOMEN AND GIRLS ARE PRACTICING CUTTING ON OLD NEWSPAPERS.
GIRLS ARE DRAWING DRESS DESIGNS.
1. Women belonging to different section of BTAD has come forward to joint hands to fight for their equal political rights, despite the prevailing political unrest.
2. After getting cutting and tailoring training three girls started earning their livelihood by stitching cloths of the people of their locality. The girls are Shamimakhtar (aged 25), Imrana Begum Laskar and Sabina Akhtar.