Gender and Vulnerable Thematic Group Coordination Meeting

by | Apr 26, 2023 | Announcements, News | 0 comments

In the presence of seven members from the Gender and Vulnerable Thematic Group, the TG conducted its first TG Coordination Meeting on 24 April 2023. The meeting was chaired by the TG Coordinator who is TG representative at the Executive Committee of BCSN.

With the fund support from Project Nyamdrel/Helvetas Bhutan, BCSN is organizing a first of it kind, TG Coordination Meeting. The meeting aims to provide a platform for the TG members to come together to discuss common issues and strengthen collaboration and cooperation. The Coordinators shall submit common issues and recommendations to the Executive Committee for further deliberations/action.

The 52 CSOs in the country have organized themselves into 8 TGs based on their organizations’ mandate and purpose.

The Gender and Vulnerable TG aims to nurture an inclusive society by instilling community vitality, empowering women and providing quality opportunities for individuals with diverse disabilities to become self-reliant and live a contented life.

This thematic group is composed of the following 8 CSOs:

1. Ability Bhutan Society (Coordinator)

2. Disabled People’s Organization of Bhutan-DPO (Member)

3. Draktsho Vocational Training Centre for Special Children & Youth (Member)

4. Nazhoen Lamtoen (Member)

5. Pel Drukdraling Foundation (Member)

6. Phensem Parents Support Group, Bhutan (Member)

7. RENEW (Member)

8. Royal Society for Senior Citizens (Member)