Date:11 Apr 2017
#LiberiaElections: Female Candidates and Campaign Managers to Undergo Training
About one hundred (100) women aspirants and women campaign managers from across the 73 electoral districts in Liberia are scheduled to participate in a one-week women's leadership and political participation training to prepare females aspirants for the 2017 legislative election.
The overall goal of the training is to increase women's representation in the legislature and empower them to participate in competitive politics and governance in Liberia.
Participants were selected through competitive vetting process and they will be trained and equipped with the necessary tools, knowledge and skills to participate in grassroots campaigning and campaign events, and learn about campaign communications, public speaking, message development, press relations, voter contact and requirements of becoming a candidate, etc.
The training is being done by Naymote, a civil society organization based Liberia which focuses on promoting democracy, peace building, human rights and civic engagement in Liberia.
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