The WLM DNA

WLM PROGRAMMES:

  • Human Rights Education/Democratic Processes and Institutions
  • Women for Change 
  • Women Empowerment
  • Workshops and Consulting

HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION & DEMOCRATIC PROCESSES AND INSTITUTIONS

WLM WOMEN FOR CHANGE

The Outcomes of this programme are:

  • Describe the transformative significance of human rights and democratic practices;
  • Discuss foundational Constitutional Principles such as human dignity, equality and freedom, as well as specific socio-economic, cultural, civil and political rights which include the right to vote;
  • Describe the role, function and obligation of the government (local, provincial and national) in providing and promoting a Human Rights Culture and Democratic Practices;
  • Understand the role and function of the Executive, Legislature and Judiciary as well as the democratic principles of accountability, transparency and openness;
  • Describe the role of other actors in promoting a human rights culture and democratic practices.
The Outcomes of this programme are to: 
  • Explain the concept of “One-ness” and its relevance for Change in communities;
  • Demonstrate understanding of the key personal leadership competencies needed to drive social change;
  • Develop a change approach for a Community (Community Action/Development Plan);
  • Identify forces which promote and oppose change;
  • Describe suitable actions to minimize risks associated with change;
  • Discuss concepts of responsibility, authority, power and influence as it affects change in communities

WLM WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

The Outcomes of this programme are:

  • Analyse the role of women in contributing to transformation in South Africa;
  • Discuss Gender Based Violence (GBV) and the actions that can be taken by individuals or communities to effectively address and prevent GBV from recurring;
  • Contribute to the development of policy, legislation and/or structures that promote gender equality and women's empowerment in local, district, provincial or national activities;
  • Identify and apply different methods to promote the voice of women through advocacy and mobilisation activities;
  • Promote women's visibility in authority, decision making and leadership roles. 

WORKSHOPS AND CONSULTING

The WLM Consulting practice offers tailor-made client solutions in:
  • Women Empowerment,
  • Human Rights Education,
  • Training & Education, and
  • Entrepreneurial Development.