The target group of the workshop was members of the National
Women,s Advisory Council and Trade Union Women Activists.
The programme objectives were to enable women trade union
leaders appreciate Core Labour Conventions which promotes the
rights of Women workers at the workplace and at the end of the
workshop comes up with a programme of action to guide in the
implementation of programmes earmarked to promote women's
During the evaluation process it was revealed that most women
were not aware of their basic trade union rights and as such
requested holding of more workshops of this nature. The
programme objective were totall achieved as demonstrated by the
resultant SWOT analysis and programme of action.
Once again CAWUZ would like to recognize the role played by our
co-operating funding partners, witout their continued support the
Union's education and training initiatives would not have succeeded.
Issues and topics coverd during the course of disussions included
such topica subjects as strength, Weaknesse. opportunities and
threats analysis of the Union, economic challenges faced by working
women under the current political enironment and role of the social
partners and women workers' rights.
The timeous implementation of this programme assisted a lot as it
coincided with the Union preparations for collective bargaing and for
May Day celebtations