Network, Engage and Transform (NET Project)

Target Beneficiaries – 78,205 women in Mullaitivu and Killinochchi districts.

Donor – Delegation of the European Union for Sri Lanka and the Maldives

Partner agencies – Women Action Network and Transform Kilinochchi (WANT) and Community Development Organization Mullaitivu.

Contract Period – February 2016- January 2018.

Location – Killinochchi and Mullaitivu Districts, Northern Province, Sri Lanka

  • Skills development for women leaders through training.
  • Coaching and mentoring leaders to understand their potential and personal challenges/fears.
  • Cross and exposure visits to engage with women groups and Women’s Caucus.
  • Mapping of key women’s networks that can influence change.
  • Facilitate linkages between women leaders and civil society networks in the North and elsewhere.
  • Facilitate process of engaging men to obtain their full participation in ending SGBV.
  • Building alliances and strategic partnerships at regional and national level for joint advocacy.
  • Generate evidence to aid advocacy to influence implementation and policy change.
  • Increased leadership capacities of 420 women to be effective political representatives on issues related to SGBV.
  • Women’s networks and alliances strengthened to address SGBV in the Northern Province.
  • Influence and advocate for the implementation of relevant SGBV policies and laws.