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Rede Feto is looking for new partners in our work.

Our activities are guided by our Strategic Plan 2016 – 2020 and fully audited to December 2015. Click here for Rede Feto’s Constitution. Our 2014 & 2015 Audit and 2016 Annual Report are available on request. An overview of the organisation is here.

Strengths:

  • Rede Feto Timor Leste is the key leader in advocacy in women’s rights and gender issues in Timor-Leste. Its 14 member organisations include the key players in the field of development of advocacy and services for women, particularly rural women.
  • Rede Feto is truly a member owned organisation whereby the Board actively directs activities, the Secretariat facilitates the networking, advocacy & capacity building actions and the members implement activities and develop advocacy strategies on women’s rights and development
  • Rede Feto is recognised by TL politicians, local NGO’s, government bureaucrats, academics, UN agencies and Consultants as the ‘go to’ organisation in relation to women’s voice in TL
  • Rede Feto has strong working relationships with key bodies in Timor-Leste and long-standing links with structures of local leaders
  • Rede Feto has a proven track record working with and for women in TL and is embedded in the development of Timor-Leste

Rede Feto Rede Feto is a member based network of 14 women’s organisations. It is staffed by a Secretariat that facilitates members to take action to increase women’s leadership and influence political and policy processes to ensure women’s rights and access to justice.

Rede Feto TL Involvements / Achievements:

  • Directly contributing to creating law changes such as the Law Against Domestic Violence (2010) and Law guaranteeing a 30% quota for women in Parliament (2012), Submissions on Government Law / Policy such as Land Law, Taxation and ’Gender Responsive Budgeting’
  • Leading and contributing to advocacy and awareness-raising activities in partnership with national and international stakeholders, such as national and international women’s days, 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, Dili Safe City / Dalan Seguru Agora Campaign against sexual harassment in Dili for ensuring safe access to public spaces, and 100% Hau Prontu for ensuring women are represented in the 2016 suco election.
  • Leading and participating in national and international forums such as Community Portuguese Speaking Nations (CPLI); ASEAN People’s Forum, Social Audit, the Presidential Nutrition Award, Global Peace Fund Timor-Leste, United Nations and conferences and meetings to promote gender equality
  • National Women’s Congress Timor-Leste: Rede Feto has organised this national Congress every four years (2000, 2004, 2008 and 2013), including holding regional consultations in each of the districts in the lead-up. The Congress results in a Platform of Action drafted with extensive inputs from women throughout the country. 2013 budget
  • CEDAW Co-ordination: Rede Feto led the development of the Timor Leste NGO Shadow Report to the Committee to End Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and the delegation to Geneva to deliver it in 2015. Partner organizations include Rede Feto members, as well as ALFeLA; JSMP; Lao Hamatuk, PATRIA and ACBIT.
  • Rede Feto member organisations lead the nations work in work on gender, family violence, education, child and maternal health, economic empowerment of rural women, women’s rights, peace and security.

Rede Feto’s work is regulated by procedures documented in our Human Resource Manual, Financial Procedures Manual and Project Management Handbook. Email us if you would like a copy.

Rede Feto is registered as a NGO with FOGNTiL January 11th 2001 and Ministry of Justice: 08 of MAY 2014/ No. 245/ DNRN-MJ/ VI/ 2014