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Organization name Jamaica Network of Rural Women Producers
Event Country Jamaica
Event Region Caribbean
Event Location Details Morant Bay Parish Church, St. Thomas, Jamaica
William Knibb Memorial High School, Trelanny
Date(s) 15 October, 17 October
Description of Activities A church service that will commence the celebration of International Day of Rural Women.

Women Economic Empowerment Session. The aim of the event is to empower rural women, by providing them with beneficial information on social and economic services offered across the country through the Rural Woman Achiever Award. One awardee will be selected from each region.

Sunday Gleaner Feature. It will highlight the hard work of rural women across the country and the important role they play to national development. This feature will include commemorative messages from the the Prime Minister, Opposition Leader, Minister of Culture, Gender Entertainment and sports and key partners.
Co-Sponsoring organizations Bureau of Gender Affairs a, Fiwi Jamaica, Development Bank of Jamaica, Tourism Enhancement Fund, Geoland Title Limited, Sagicor Life Insurance, Maggi, Jamaica Agricultural Society, Inter-American Institute on Corporation for Agriculture, Rural Agricultural Development Agency
Contact Person Tamisha Lee
Web Site

Organization name Rape Hurts Foundation
Event Country Uganda
Event Region Africa
Event Location Details Bukyerimba LC 1 Zone Kamuli Uganda
Date(s) 2 October, 10 October, 11 October, 12 October, 13 October, 14 October, 15 October, 16 October, 17 October
Description of Activities RHF holds government accountable for the promise of specialized sexual offences courts. We believe these courts are key to increasing reporting rates and conviction rates for rape, and decreasing the secondary victimisation of rape survivors. We will do this through our advocacy campaign, which will include community workshops, community actions and lobbying decision makers.
RHF also provides legal aid, researches and documents all cases of Rape & Violence.
Operation of Rape & Crisis Center to offer help, support and shelter to victims of rape, dangerous cultures like FGM, gender based violence, child marriages from hostile and violent environments.
Promotion of human rights and good governance forms is central to RHF’s work. Our capacity development interventions are geared at enhancing citizen participation in local government planning and accountability of service providers and public officials at local government level. We also play a pivotal role in strengthening the voice of ethnic minorities in Uganda.
Co-Sponsoring organizations
Contact Person Hellen Lunkuse Waiswa Tanyinga
Web Site www.rapehurts.org

Organization name Cooperation for Peace and Development (CPD)
Event Country Afghanistan
Event Region Asia
Event Location Details Silo road, Kabul, Afghanistan
Date(s) 1 October, 2 October, 3 October, 4 October, 5 October, 6 October, 7 October, 8 October, 9 October, 10 October, 11 October, 12 October, 13 October, 14 October, 15 October, 16 October, 17 October
Description of Activities Social media campaign will be organized via Facebook and twitter and each day, a post will be shared according to the themes identified by WWSF. We will also contribute in WWSF social media platform.
Co-Sponsoring organizations Nil
Contact Person Abdul Sami Zhman
Web Site

Organization name Great Eagle Foundation and Development Konsult
Event Country Nigeria
Event Region Africa
Event Location Details Ibadan, Nigeria
Date(s) 1 October
Description of Activities Facebook, twiter post form 1st- 17th day, visit to women in rural areas,especially those into garri processing and palm oil, educate women on nutritional and value added food, and to market places sharing views on healthy eating invite women and youth girl group on discussion on issues of women and SDGs.Collaboration with women in uniform discussing challeges. Discussion on wowen's Role in Sustainable development goals.
Organise radio program to sensitize the general public on the 17days activisim and highlight in localizing SDGs
Co-Sponsoring organizations Non yet
Contact Person Ladele Ijeoma Stephanie
Web Site

Organization name Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child
Event Country Pakistan
Event Region Asia
Event Location Details The events will be carried out in SPARC's Centers for Street Children in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Hyderabad,Multan and Peshawar
Date(s) 6 October, 10 October, 13 October
Description of Activities Seminar with local stake holders will be held on 6th Oct, 2017 with local stakeholders like local Nazim , religious leaders of local community philanthropists and Media personnel.

Awareness Raising Sessions with Girls will be held on 10th Oct, 2017 within the Street Children Centers on girls' rights.

Awareness Sessions with Community will be held on 13th Oct, 2017 in the community on women's rights.
Co-Sponsoring organizations
Contact Person Maheen Malik
Web Site

Organization name Jamaica Network of Rural Women Producers
Event Country Jamaica
Event Region Caribbean
Event Location Details Morant Bay Parish Church
St. Thomas
Jamaica
Date(s) 15 October
Description of Activities Church Service - This activity will commence the celebration of IDRW
Co-Sponsoring organizations Bureau of Gender Affairs
Fiwi Jamaica
Maggi
Contact Person Tamisha Lee
Web Site

Organization name Asset Trust (Association for Social Solidarity and Empowerment Training Trust)
Event Country India
Event Region Asia
Event Location Details 8 blocks comprising of 200 villages and urban slums in Madurai District- The Proposed project would directly 250 families and the indirect beneficiaries will be around 2000 families
Date(s) 17 October
Description of Activities Educating, Organizing women burial ground workers and scavengers into local people’s organization which would strive hard for their total upliftment, Preparing them to unitedly fight for their rights using all sorts of legal and other sources and thereby working for their empowerment in all aspect of life.
1.Process of effective education and organization of women burial ground workers and scavengers within the first 3 months of beginning of project implementation-Helping to critically analyze their own situations and understand the root causes for their sorry state of affairs – motivating them to come and act together under one roof through various need based intensive and extensive trainings.
2.Organizing Issue & Task oriented trainings mostly emphasizing on rights oriented – Promoting leadership qualities, Preparing the core group women members to chart out plan of action with suitable strategies, techniques and approaches-motivating the groups to enter into action from reflection – analyzing the results –Accelerating the process of action –reflection-action (from 4th month to 7th month) – Networking – Identifyng & working together with likeminded NGOs, forums, various other people’s organizations in the areas of trainings, conducting trainings, workshops, joint action programs, evaluation of activities , charting out future course of action – necessary follow up, monitoring, supervision ( from 8th month to 12th month)
3.Advocacy & Lobbying : Seeking or garnering support from similar ideological groups, meeting the elected the representatives to state assembly and central parliament, high lighting the various issues in the social & cultural media, Pressuring the Government to specially & specifically concentrating on the issues, Problems, difficulties, challenges faced by said women community, distribution of leaflets, Phamlets, posters, etc., Organizing /conducting demonstrations, rallies, public meetings etc., - Initiating the process of People’s Movement working for the integral development of women burial ground workers and scavengers and also for safe guarding , Protecting and Promoting their fundamental human rights.
Co-Sponsoring organizations Unorganized daily wage working scavengers self help groups and burial ground working women's self help groups and federation
Contact Person Krishna Amirthalingam
Web Site

Organization name Ballerina management institute
Event Country India
Event Region Asia
Event Location Details "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao"
Ballerina management institute Bmi Trust is looking forward for an awareness camp about the Save Girl Child Educate girl child.
Kumbharwalan is a small village in Pune District Maharashtra India. Where we are taking care of Mamata Bal Sadan
Date(s) 5 October
Description of Activities "Paint for A cause"
&
The cause is Awareness of Save Girl child
"Beta Bachao Beti Padhao"
We will have a painting drive participated by the girls living in this Orphanage and also the Primary Government School Kumbharwalan Prathmik Shala kids will participate.
These paintings will be displayed in the school premises and all the villagers who are around 1472 in number will be invited for appreciation and discussion.
By this we strongly feel the awareness will spread and bonding will solidify.
Co-Sponsoring organizations Mamata Bal Sadan Kumbharwalan Purandar Taluka ,
District Pune ,Maharashtra India
This is a residential girls Orphanage.
Though all girls are not orphans but are homeless
Bmi Trust has been taking care by providing basic needs
Just recently have developed there computer lab
Have started with. Digital class room studies and counselling.
Contact Person Mrs. Ratna joshi
Web Site www.bmitrust.org

Organization name RURAL WOMEN INITIATIVE
Event Country Kenya
Event Region Africa
Event Location Details The activity will be held in Euwaso Keedong of kajiado County.This is an area where the Massai community live.
Date(s) 12 October
Description of Activities Rural Women Initiative is a network of rural women groups.The initiative has lately mobilized grassoot women to sensitize them on the SDGs.Rural women work is always within the SDGs.We have engaged the women so that we can localize the SDGs.This is initiative is known as "Adopt an SDG" The women are able to identify the goal they are working on and how to improve based on the targets.
Co-Sponsoring organizations
Contact Person Pauline Kariuki
Web Site

Organization name Bmi Trust (Balletina Management Institute)
Event Country India
Event Region Asia
Event Location Details We are a ngo in the western region of India
Maharashtra state -Pune District.
We are dedicated to the cause of the basic Human Rights
Specially for those Tribal women who stay in the remote areas and are less fortunate to reach the world.
Bmi Trust stands for all thos who can't be seen ,heard or felt.
DOORDRISHTI our program for Women Empoqernet is fo
Date(s) 5 October
Description of Activities "Beti Bachao Beti Padhao" this is now our National drive
Program and it means "Save Girl child Educate Girl child"
Awareness and Importance of Women/ Girl has to be spread and made we must educate them so that they have their mind Thinking about themselves , their family and their community.
You educate a girl child ... supports the building of a great nation with equal rights to women.
Co-Sponsoring organizations Mamata Bal sadan registerd residential girls orphan school
Near Pune Maharashtra.
Contact Person Mrs. Ratna joshi (Founder &Chairpwrson)
Web Site www.bmitrust.org

Organization name Women of Uganda
Event Country Uganda
Event Region Africa
Event Location Details Wakiso, Kampala and Masindi
Date(s) 1 October, 2 October, 3 October, 4 October, 5 October, 6 October, 7 October, 8 October, 9 October, 10 October, 11 October, 12 October, 13 October, 14 October, 15 October, 16 October, 17 October,
Description of Activities Communities sensitizations via our community awareness methodologies like SASA which tackles GBV.

Open Education Week (OEW) on reproductive health and women rights for Adolescent girls and young women

Women rights sensitizations in institutions like schools and religious institutions.

Engaging law makers on women issues

Girls camps for school going girls and their parents
Co-Sponsoring organizations FIDA
CEDOVIP
Contact Person Nakato Grace
Web Site www.womenofuganda.net

Organization name BADIL resource center for palestinian rights
Event Country Switzerland
Event Region Asia
Event Location Details maison des association
Date(s) 1 October
Description of Activities The situation of the Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian territory ,
How the occupation prevent development
Co-Sponsoring organizations Collective urgence palestine
Contact Person Rania ALMADI
Web Site www.bail.org

Organization name Asociación Fondo Natural
Event Country Spain
Event Region Europe
Event Location Details Zaragoza (Spain)
Date(s) 2 October, 9 October, 16 October
Description of Activities Jornadas de debate y presentación del proyecto "Mujeres por naturaleza"

- Charla "Mujeres por naturaleza"
- "Mujer y empleo verde"
- "Mujeres ganaderas"
- "Mujeres jóvenes rurales"
Co-Sponsoring organizations
Contact Person Federico Sancho
Web Site www.fondonatural.eu

Organization name Society for the Improvement of Rural People (SIRP)
Event Country Nigeria
Event Region Africa
Event Location Details Nigeria but more particularly, Enugu State, Nigeria.
Date(s) 1 October, 2 October, 3 October, 4 October, 5 October, 6 October, 7 October, 8 October, 9 October, 10 October, 11 October, 12 October, 13 October, 14 October, 15 October, 16 October, 17 October
Description of Activities To claim your right to:
 Development as a woman's right
 Education for you and your children
 Safe water
 Health and wellbeing
 Adequate housing
 Live in a clean environment
 Mitigate and adapt to climate change
 Economic development & autonomy
 Information & communication technology
 Land and inheritance
 Decision-making and leadership
 Security, safety and an end to violence
 Peace
 Hold your leaders accountable
 Celebrate rural women & the
International Day of Rural Women
 Food & participate in the World Food
Day
 An adequate standard of living &
Participate in the Intl. Day for the
Eradication of Poverty
Co-Sponsoring organizations 28 TooMany
United Kingdom
+41 76602 3446
Skype: Emma 28 TooMany

Contact Person Emelda Ojielo
Web Site www.sirpnigeria.org

Organization name Kyiv Cooperative Institute of Business and Law
Event Country Malta
Event Region Europe
Event Location Details 17 Days of Activism for the Empowerment of rural women and their communities
Date(s) 1 October, 2 October, 3 October, 4 October, 5 October, 6 October, 7 October, 8 October, 9 October, 10 October, 11 October, 12 October, 13 October, 14 October, 15 October, 16 October, 17 October
Description of Activities Aim:
combating gender stereotypes and sexism (rural economy, agriculture, cooperation, higher education).
Concrete measures:
promoting gender equality awareness (consulting, networking);
free legal assistance in the prevention and combating gender discrimination (labour markets and employment);
promoting and disseminating education syllabuses and teaching practices which are free from explicit and implicit gender stereotypes as well as the implementation of the other measures proposed on gender mainstreaming in education;
promoting the role of men in achieving gender equality;
support of NGO Business Ukrainian Women as a real life example of the implementation of a wide range of opportunities for women.
Stakeholders:
students, parents, academic staff, emploees, administration, general public.
Co-Sponsoring organizations
Contact Person Rector, Professor, Doctor of Sciences in Economics Tetiana Kaminska
Web Site http://kkibp.edu.ua/en/

Organization name Cameroon Partnership In Development
Event Country Cameroon
Event Region Africa
Event Location Details We will have events in the 13 rural villages that make up Santa sub-division in Cameroon Northwest region.
Date(s) 1 October, 2 October, 3 October, 4 October, 5 October, 6 October, 7 October, 8 October, 9 October, 10 October, 11 October, 12 October, 13 October, 14 October, 15 October, 16 October, 17 October
Description of Activities We plan to organize a grassroots 17 DAYS CAMPAIGN

A grassroots village by village Rural Women Movement awareness “Rural Women Renaissance” in each 13 villages in Santa sub-division on 17 DAYS CAMPAIGN themes ,Peace and SDGs 1,2,3,4,5,6, 13, 17

October 14 we will organize an event at the hospital in Akum rural on 17 DAYS CAMPAIGN themes,Peace, SDGs3 ; rural women's health issues including women with disabilities health.

October 15 we will organize an event at the school in Akum 17 DAYS CAMPAIGN themes, Peace,SDGs 2,3, 5

October 16 we will organize an event at the church to create awareness17 DAYS CAMPAIGN themes,Peace SDGs 1,2,3, 5, 13

October 17 we will organize an event at the Santa Council celebrating Rural women Day to include the mayor, health director, councillors , traditional chiefs and the government sub-division administrator. At this event we will have a photo exhibition “Cultivating Our Collective Power Change” create awareness 17 DAYS CAMPAIGN themes,Peace, SDGs 1,2,3,5,13,
Co-Sponsoring organizations NONE
Contact Person Margaret Galabe
Web Site www.cameroonpartnershipindevelopment.orghttps://www.facebook.com/studentinternationaldevelopmentengagement,

Organization name 28 Too Many
Event Country Nigeria
Event Region Africa
Event Location Details Online campaign working with anti-FGM organisations and individuals across Africa, including Nigeria
Date(s) 1 October, 2 October, 3 October, 4 October, 5 October, 6 October, 7 October, 8 October, 9 October, 10 October, 11 October, 12 October, 13 October, 14 October, 15 October, 16 October, 17 October
Description of Activities Social media campaign (online) working with anti-FGM organisations and individuals across Africa, including Nigeria. Possibility of physical event in Nigeria, currently in discussion with partners to organise.
Co-Sponsoring organizations
Contact Person Emma Lightowlers
Web Site www.28toomany.org

Organization name Pan Africa Rural Women's Assembly; ActionAid International, Oxfam, among others
Event Country Kenya
Event Region Africa
Event Location Details one of the countries where rural women have mobilised to demand action on their land and NR rights
Date(s) 15 October, 16 October, 17 October
Description of Activities Pan Africa Rural Women's Assembly will be marking the first anniversary since their convergence in Arusha in October 2016 where they developed a charter of demands and submitted the same to the Africa Union Commission. the October 2017 event will be intendend to: 1. To reconnect as a movement and recommit to their collective demands
2. To take stock of any progress made so far in realizing the rural women’s demands. It will be useful if the meeting also emerges with comprehensive framework for monitoring the implementation of the Kilimanjaro Rural Women’s demands across countries
3. To keep the momentum of the Kilimanjaro mobilization going
Co-Sponsoring organizations Pan Africa Rural Women's Assembly; ActionAid International, Oxfam, among others
Contact Person catherine Gatundu
Web Site www.actionaid.org

Organization name NETWORK OF RURAL WOMEN PRODUCERS TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
Event Country Trinidad & Tobago
Event Region Caribbean
Event Location Details The NRWPTT with award 10 women from the rural communities who contributed in different disciplines for the development of the rural communities at a Brunch to be held in collaboration with the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government on Sunday 15 October 2017
Date(s) 15 October
Description of Activities The focus will be honoring the women who contributed to the development of their community in the field of Education, Agriculture, Sport, Business Development, Community Development, Politics, Production, Tourism, Environmental Enhancement, Youth
The formal opening and workshop on the link between Sustainable Development Goals and CEDAW to be followed by presentation of awards.
Co-Sponsoring organizations The Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government and the University of the West Indies Gender Studies Department
Contact Person GIA GASPARD TAYLOR
Web Site http://www.nrwptt.net

Organization name East Eagle Foundation
Event Country Congo {Democratic Rep}
Event Region Africa
Event Location Details 10 Blvd Lumumba
Nsele/Mpasa 2
Kinshasa
Democratic Republic of Congo
Date(s) 17 October
Description of Activities In October 17th, 2017, East Eagle Foundation will organize a meeting with rural women with disabilities to discuss about issues relating to international day for eradication of poverty. these include women rights, sustainable development goals and economic empowerment. The conclusion of this meeting will be used as data to elaborate a joint-work plan and advocacy strategy for local community and main stakeholders.
Co-Sponsoring organizations - GlobalGiving
Contact Person John Ntonta
Web Site www.easteaglefoundation.org
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