In 2017, Alola’s Advocacy Program continued to promote women’s human rights through campaigning, strengthening women’s leadership, strengthening the collaborating with all partners and empowering women in all municipal areas to access information and understand their rights.

Advocacy Program team members participated in international training in advocacy strategy development. The Advocacy Program supported young women and men to access free computers, library and other information, and provided women’s leadership training including prevention and protection against gender based violence through the referral system and community based discussion and open Citizen Forum and gave space for women to participate effectively in all sectors of life, and campaigned on women’s human rights by celebrating special events for women.