National Programme for the Training of Women and People with Disabilities in Market Prospecting, introduced in 2012 with the aim of integrating women and people with physical disabilities in terms of creation, production, marketing and their participation

Dónde
Mozambique
When
2020
Quién
Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Describe the main features of the policy/measure: 

It is a national measure aimed at the integration of women into cultural and creative activities.

The programme consists of the selection and training of women and people with disabilities at provincial level in the arts and crafts, (activities that are dying out or activities that are more practised in the province). The programme consists of the selection and training of women and people with disabilities at provincial level in the arts and crafts, (activities that are dying out or activities that are more practised in the province).

The programme is divided into two parts: (i) the practical part, where they acquire knowledge in the creation and production of works, and (ii) the theoretical part in matters of distribution and commercialisation of cultural goods and services, as well as in matters of entrepreneurship and management. The beneficiaries are provided with knowledge for the creation and sale of works of art and thus generate income.

The programme encourages the creation of social networks, associations and cooperatives of the people trained, as well as the realization of exchange, coexistence and interaction between those trained, trainers and the Mozambican State.

What are the results achieved so far through the implementation of the policy/measure?: 

60 women trained in Inhambane and Zambezia provinces;

80% of the women trained continue to develop the activity for their own subsistence, thus participating in the reduction of poverty rates

Partner(s) engaged in the implementation of the measure: 
Name of partnerType of entity
Governments
Public Sector
Provincial Governments
Public Sector
Local Communities
Civil Society Organization (CSO)
Has the implementation of the policy/measure been evaluated?: 
YES
If yes, what are the main conclusions/recommendations?: 

? Strengthening women's capacity through the creation of cultural associations and cooperatives;
? Valuing the living conditions of women and persons with disabilities through the creation and generation of income for families;
? Growth of women's skills in management and entrepreneurship.
Recommendations
? Need to further develop specific policies that encourage women's involvement in entrepreneurship in the cultural and creative sector.