Communication and Networking

Communication and Networking

Communication is a backbone of any successful change process and the key to establishment of acceptable public trust, building public image and partnerships. This is why EASSI uses strategic communication to ensure that the work we do with women and girls, boys and men is shared and communicated to the different stakeholders and their feedback received where necessary.EASSI uses cutting edge communication tools, strategies and platforms to contribute to the body of knowledge on women’s rights and gender equality. Priority areas include:

  • Strengthening the capacity of women and girls as well as their associations and groups to access information and manage knowledge.

  • Creating and managing platforms to share information, ideas, strategies and experiences for cross-learning and implementation. This includes; social media platforms, websites, list serves and e-gender databases among others.

  • Media campaigns aimed at fixing attention on issues relating to gender equality, driving debate and encouraging action-oriented solutions until commitments to gender equality in the EAC are met.

  • IEC Materials -EASSI develops and disseminates Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials on the status of implementation gender equality instruments, progress and calling for accelerated implementation where needed. It also collects success stories and lessons learnt which are shared inform women and duty holders. Examples of such materials are newsletter, documentaries, and policy briefs, annual and quarterly reports among others.

What we Do

Monitoring the Beijing and African Platforms for Action
Capacity Building
Communication and Networking
Information and Marketing Resource Centers
EAC Gender Barometer
Leadership Training Institute and Volunteer Programme

Upcoming Events
International Day of Women and Girls in Science
From: 11-Feb-2018 to: 11-Feb-2018 Book this event

International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation
From: 06-Feb-2018 to: 06-Feb-2018 Book this event

International Women's Day
From: 08-Mar-2018 to: 08-Mar-2018 Book this event

Human Rights Day
From: 10-Dec-2018 to: 10-Dec-2018 Book this event

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
From: 25-Dec-2018 to: 10-Dec-2018 Book this event

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