Trincomalee District Women Network (TDWN)

 


Country

Sri Lanka

Organization

Trincomalee District Women Network (TDWN)

Beginning as a project of the group Trincomalee District Youth Development 'AHAM,' TDWN became a separate organization in 2009. TDWN’s major programs include improving gender power relations, coordinating village development, providing support to IDPs and fostering economic development.

Project

Empowering Women and Building Gender Equality

Purpose: To combat gender- and ethnic-based inequality and violence through a strong network of women activists leading public advocacy actions and organizing community discussions of women’s rights and women affected by violence.

Project Grant Amount $20,000
Total Grants Received $97,170
Years Supported 5
Theme Civil and Political Rights
Population Served Migrants, Refugees and IDPs, Religious/Ethnic minorities, Women