“Resource Mobilization for Women’s Rights Organizations and Movements in the SEE/CEE/CIS Region”

Sunday 25 September 2011 Elizabet Dimitrova
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12 young representatives of women’s organizations met at the conference “Resource Mobilization for Women’s Rights Organizations and Movements in the SEE/CEE/CIS Region” in Tbilisi, Georgia. The Conference was held on October 21-23, 2010. One of the main topics of the conference was the research among women oriented organizations done by AWID that shows the basic issues in women’s rights organizations and movements in the SEE/CEE/CIS region.

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A comparison was made based on the research that showed that there were just two big organizations with a lot of money and women’s organizations actually don’t receive money. Different strategies for approaching the donors were shared. A basic issue that was discussed was the need for better communication between generations in the NGOs throughout Eastern Europe and the empowerment of young women in the NGOs.