Gender & Life Skills Development


  • To enhance the knowledge, skill and attitude of adolescents & youth on HIV/AIDS, STDs, sexual and reproductive health issues.

Specific Objective

  • To prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS, support and give priority for the victims of HIV/AIDS both at program and organizational level.
  • To make all programs HIV/AIDS sensitive.
  • To enable adolescents & youth make evidence based and informed decisions with responsible choices regarding their sexual and reproductive health.
  • To empower local community and parents to initiate and bring a more sustainable change in positive behavior and practices of adolescents & youth towards sexual & reproductive health.
  • To capacitate health service providers in improving user friendly services.
  • To promote male female engagement
  • To empower women to claim their rights and fight against any form of gender based discrimination and mistreatment
  • To encourage women to play active role in DEC programs and among the community
  • To enforce the implementation of organizational gender policy at all levels