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Building the institutional and programme capacity of WLSA

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Women and Law Southern Africa - WLSA

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Africa: Zimbabwe


$ 600,600
€ 572 000


Bilateral Aid: Sida/Civsam



Type of Activity

Budget support (Grants or Direct Financing), Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Institutional Building and Policy Dialogue, Legal and Regulatory framework, Technical Assistance & Advisory

Project Objectives

The goal of the programme is: To enable WLSA effectively contribute to gender equality and fulfilment of women's rights. Specific objectives are: 1. To monitor and support the implementation of existing gender equality and justice laws, policies and plans of action and enactment of new ones. 2. To contribute to a just society where women are assertive and empowered to equitably claim and demand their rights and to contribute to the development of a gender sensitive judiciary system. 3. To support equitable access to justice by all, especially poor and vulnerable women and girls. 4. To build the institutional capacity of WLSA to effectively deliver on its mandate. 

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG5 - Gender Equality

Local stakeholders

Groups of women

Key Tags

Gender, Inequalities