In the framework of its activities for integration of the
gender equality issue into the policies and plans for development of the local
self-government units, the Association of Citizens Akcija Zdruzhenska organized
four three-day trainings on the topic Gender Relations and Gender Analysis
Techniques in the period March – May.
The trainings were attended by representatives of the
Commissions for equal opportunities, the Coordinators for equal opportunities,
administration and members of the municipal Councils from: Bitola, Kumanovo,
Sveti Nikole, Stip, Vinica, Gradsko, Lozovo and Chashka, whose role and legal
mandate is to promote, consider and follow issues related to gender equality in
The purpose of the trainings was to familiarize the trainees
with the basic concepts of gender and gender relations, as well as with the
techniques that may be applied to evaluate the extent of influence of the
planned activities on the promotion of gender equality and women’s status.