Promoting the Human Rights of women and children in Timor-Leste is the main objective of the Advocacy Program. In 2018, the Advocacy Program provided opportunities through forums for young people about preventing gender based violence, legal frameworks for the prevention of women’s rights, Citizens Forums at the villages’ level, and provided protection for the victims of gender based violence at the national level and across municipal referral networks. In addition,
In addition, through research into Public Perceptions of Women’s Leadership in Timor-Leste and identified the factors which limit women’s participation in decision-making and research into Pathways of Women Leaders explored women’s journeys into leadership roles. Futhermore, has conducted monitoring of Advocacy Program Field Officers in 12 municipalities included Special Region of Ambeno Oecusse (RAEOA).