in partnership with organisations in the UK and abroad to design
skills based action plans and training sessions in direct response to their
needs and circumstances.
We aim to
build a culture where both women and men can develop their full
potential as leaders in politics and public life.
we help form indigenous, self-standing '50/50 Groups' in nations
where women have not yet reached at least 50% of local and national
training workshops which have been extremely popular and are
proving to be highly successful.
practical skills which are vital to success in democratic politics
and public life at all levels from local politics to global
following workshops organised by our trainers a new NGO was
formed (222 Group) to help get women into parliament. At the
last Romanian elections 4 participants who had been trained
by Lesley Abdela were elected to parliament.
Our aim is to equip women with the skills, encouragement
and knowledge they need to take active roles in fair, honest and
grass-roots campaigning, team-building and knowledge of a range
of issues we hope to prepare a new wave of politicians worthy
of taking up the massive challenges facing their countries.
emphasise practical participation in local, national and international
politics and public life.
aims are to:
a target of at least 30% women elected to local councils and
national parliaments and as mayors in their own countries.
a regional network of women and men working to build parity
democracy (and members of the media who are interested in the
in contact with latest events and activities by setting up a
regional newsletter/e-mail links.
do we aim at this?