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Advocacy Issues

  • National Plan of Action (Congress) Monitoring / Planu Nasional Asaun (Kongresu) Monitorizasaun nian
  • CEDAW Commission for the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women / Komisaun ba Eliminasaun ba Diskriminasaun Hasoru Feto
  • Gender Responsive Budgeting / Jéneru iha Orsamentu Sensivel / Analysis of State budget 2017 link to pdfs here
  • Suko Eleisaun / Suco Elections – Participation in the 100% Ready campaign to increase the number of women candidate in the Xefe de Suco elections 2016 through preparation and support of key women leaders.
  • Responding and representing the interests of women in Government Law and Policy for instance:
    • Land Law / Lei ba Rai
    • Women and Taxation / Feto no Tributasaun
    • Timor Sea Justice / Tasi Timor Justisa
  • Partnering with UN Women and other NGOs on Campaigns such as Sexual Harassment Walk - watch the video
  • 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence Campaign

New projects in 2017

  1. Women’s Economic Empowerment, Nutrition and Commercial Agriculture - Conference in partnership with TOMAK Agriculture with possibility of continued partnership (March 14-16)
  2. omen & Girls Active participation in Sustainability & Development (May 10th) Conference with PLAN International 
  3. Research on the Lesbian Bi-sexual and Transgender women in Timor-Leste funded by ASEAN SOGIE with possibility of on-going resourcing by UN agencies (April – July)
  4. Transformational Leadership training in partnership with UN Women (Women, Peace and Security) – 25 Directors / leaders participants committed for 1 year program (April 2017 – February 2018)
  5. Women in sport in TL partnership with Netball Federation of Timor-Leste
  6. Promoting Gender sensitivity in Elections in Timor-Leste funded by IFES (April – July)
  7. National Women’s Congress – planning for 2018

Rede Feto members do grass roots work in all 13 Municipalities of Timor-Leste:

APSC-TL works in Suai, Bobonaro, Baucau, Oe-cusse, Covalima, Same & Dili; Alola Foundation has staff in every municipality; Centru Nossa Senhora do Rosario: Director: Mariana F de Costa works in Ermera, Dili and Manatutu; FEEO - Fundasaun Enclave Esperansa Oe-cusse works extensively in Oe-cusse Special Region; FHF - Feto Hadomi Familia works in Dili, Aileu, Anairo, Bobonaro and Covalima; FHMF - Fundasaun Hari Moris Foun focused on Los Palos; FKFH Feto iha Kbit Serves Hamutuk works in Manatutu, Ermera, Liquiça and Dili; FMF - Fundasaun Moris Foun in Liquiça & Ermera; Fokupers has services in Dili, Covalima, Bobonaro, Liquiça, Ermera, Manatutu, Viqueque and Same & outreach in 13 municipalities; Grupo Feto Foin Sae Timor Leste across Timor works in Dili, Viqueque, Baucau and Liquica; HAFOTI has 200 groups in seven municipalities - Aileu, Bobonaro, Baucau, Liquica, Manufahi, Oe-cusse and Viqueque. Hamah on Feto Timor-Leste OPMT - Organizasaun Partido Mulher Timorese has groups in almost every suco in every municipality; PRADET has premises in Baucau, Maliana and Ainaro, as well as services in many municipalities; CAUCUS - Feto iha Politika work is based in Dili but consults with women across Timor-Leste.