Last 21-22 October 2022, Women’s Land Rights Network’s member Achik Michik Society organized a training on `women leadership in land and water-bodies’ with indigenous women group members. 25 group members from 5 villages of Madhupur were participated in the training. To empower indigenous women groups’ members by sharing information and knowhow- was the key purpose of the training.
According to training modules, sessions include human rights, women’s rights and feminism, identity, women’s land and water-bodies rights along with games and brain storming. In training, participants actively discussed and learned issues like impact of climate change on women’s lives, inheritance land share, how to act to be feminist leaders, and finally what to do resolve internal land conflicts with other communities.
Women became aware regarding four functions of land offices relating to women’s inheritance share. Possible landownership conflict and how to resolve its- were key points, that women learned.