|Kars Governorship and Special Provincial Administration: Women in Local Decision Making|
Grantee: Kars Governorship and Special Provincial Administration
Grant Amount: 12.200 TL
Partner(s): Kars Metropolitan Municipality, Kafkas University, Cultural and Tourism Agency, Provincial Directorate of National Education, National Women Societies, mukthars' (village headman) offices in downtown of KarsDuration: 1 December 2007- 30 April 2008
66 women from 22 parishes, who are between the ages of 18 and 45 and who are primary school graduates
To support the full and equal participation of women in local decision and policy making mechanisms. It is expected that a part of the attendees will be candidates for mukhtar’s (village headman) office, provincial assembly and town council seats in local elections in 2009.