This program is a capacity building program in strengthening skills of advocacy aims to assist the Ministry of Health in accelerating the reduction of maternal, newborn, and child (MNC) mortality. One of the strategies is to conduct training of trainers for advocacy facilitators at the national, provincial, and district levels. These trainers are people who were involved in implementation of Advocacy Workshops at the 15 districts during 2007 as co-facilitators and people from the MoH and District Health Office.
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Capacity building activities for WRI staff have been designed to boost their confidence as well as increase their competency in formulating, implementing, and monitoring an appropriate or workable strategy, and evaluate its effects within a certain time periode. As a research institute, WRI staff must obtain adequate experience to implement qualitative research as well as qualitative research. Also, acquaire competency in doing profound analyzes in order to contribute to the improvement of the quality of the condition and position of women in Indonesia.
As a following step of WRI’s research of Gender Budget, WRI held a training of Regional Budget Monitoring in 5 researched districts of WRI. These five disctricts are Gianyar regency (October 21-24, 2004), Banda Aceh Municipality (December 16-19, 2004), Pontianak Municipality (December 27-29, 2004), Manado Municipality (January 24-26, 2005), and Kupang Municipality (February 2-4, 2005). In general this training is aimed to increase the ability of civil society organizations (CSOs) and the government as well to draw up a budget that is more pro-poor and pro-marginalized groups, including women.
WRI held a multi-stakeholder training for budget monitoring at the local level. The training was held in WRI's research areas, which are Banda Aceh Municipality (June 10, 2004), Solok-Padang Municipality (June 14, 2004), Kupang Municipality (June 15, 2004), Gianyar regency (June 17, 2004), Tasikmalaya Municipality (June 18, 2004), Mataram Municipality (June 19, 2004), Kebumen Kabupaten (June 29, 2004), Manado Municipality (July 12, 2004), and Pontianak Municipality (July 24, 2004).
The multistakeholder preparation for monitoring of training on budget carried out by WRI in 9 districts of research was meant to socialize the concepts of gender and gender budget. In broad outlines, the multistakeholder preparatory activities for gender budget training in 9 districts employed the focus group discussion method where each group consisted of 20 participants.
WRI held a multi-stakeholder training for budget monitoring at the local level. The training was held in five WRI's research areas, which are Solok regency (September 16-19, 2004), Kebumen regency (September 27-29, 2004), Mataram municipality (October 2-3, 2004).
In general this training is aimed to increase the ability of civil society organizations (CSOs) and the government as well to draw up a budget that is more pro-poor and pro-marginalized groups, including women.