June 15, 2023

MOMODa Organized Session on “Key Role of Community Informant” under FLFP project

MOMODa Foundation organized a session focused on the “Key Role of Community Informant” as part of their FLFP (Female Labor Force Participation) project. The session aimed to highlight the crucial role played by community informants in promoting and empowering female labor force participation.

During the session, participants engaged in discussions and knowledge-sharing activities to explore the various aspects of community informants’ roles. They discussed the responsibilities, challenges, and opportunities that community informants encounter while advocating for increased female labor force participation at the grassroots level.

The session delved into the importance of community informants as key change agents within their respective communities. They serve as a bridge between local women and relevant stakeholders, including government agencies, NGOs, and employers. Their role involves raising awareness about the benefits of female labor force participation, providing information on available opportunities, and addressing barriers and misconceptions that hinder women’s participation in the workforce.

Through interactive presentations, case studies, and group discussions, the session emphasized the significance of effective communication, networking, and community mobilization skills for community informants. Participants explored strategies and best practices for engaging with women, building trust, and fostering supportive environments that encourage and facilitate their participation in the labor force.

Furthermore, the session provided a platform for participants to share their experiences, lessons learned, and success stories related to the engagement of community informants in promoting female labor force participation. This exchange of knowledge and insights contributed to the development of a comprehensive understanding of the community informants’ role and its impact on women’s empowerment and economic development.

By the end of the session, participants gained a deeper appreciation of the key role community informants play in driving positive change and breaking societal barriers to female labor force participation. They left equipped with practical strategies and tools to enhance the effectiveness of community informants in their respective communities.

MOMODa Foundation’s session on the “Key Role of Community Informant” under the FLFP project served as a platform for capacity building, knowledge sharing, and fostering collaboration among stakeholders committed to promoting gender equality and empowering women in the labor force. The session aimed to contribute to the broader goal of creating an inclusive and equitable society where women can fully participate and thrive in the workforce.

  MOMODa FOUNDATION conducted six sessions titled “Key role of the community informant” for the community informant of the FLFP project.

A total of 151 community informants from various Gaibandha district villages, or nearly 79 percent of the total community informants, participated in these sessions. Two of the six sessions were for the control group, while the remaining four were for the community informant of treatment groups. The entire meeting took place in the lecture room of the MOMODa project headquarters in Gaibandha.

Session on “Key Role of Community Informant”

In these sessions, the MOMODa provides a comprehensive presentation on the role and responsibilities of the community informant. The attendees were also given information regarding two new training institutes in addition to GUK, Gaibandha especially Gaibandha Vocational Training Centre and Sarah Institute of E-generation, as well as their ongoing training programs.

In addition, attendees were encouraged to ask any questions they had encountered while working in the neighborhood.

Since 2019, MOMODa FOUNDATION in conjunction with IDE-JETRO and FloridaInternational University has been conducting a randomized controlled trial (RCT) in Gaibandha on “Whether and How Role Model Encourages Female Labor Force Participation (FLFP)?”

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