Report on Transformational Leadership for women in Trade Union Federations

Transformational Leadership for women in Trade Union Federations A report of the East Africa Trade Union Confederation (EATUC) Training for Women Leaders in Six East Africa Trade Union Federations Trainers: Hon. Pollyne Anyango, Hon. Bernadette Muyomi, Caroline Khamati Mugalla

30th June – 5th July 2014, KAMPALA UGANDA

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1. Background

The East Africa Trade Union Confederation (EATUC) in partnership with the International Labor Organization (ILO), organized a transformational leadership Training for women leaders in Trade Unions from 30th June to 4th July, 2014 at Capitol palace Gardens Carnival Hotel in UGANDA.

The goal of the training was to develop a cadre of women with transformed leadership, who would act as change agents in both their respective communities and Trade Unions. Also to enable women come together and be in the forefront in decision making positions through building the leadership capacity and skills of women in the Trade unions and to create a pool of competent women in women leadership training that will support the National leadership.

For COTU,NOTU, CESTRAL, COSYBU,  ZATUC ,TUCTA, the six Trade Union making up the EATUC, it was an opportunity to build the capacity of women leaders and youth in different areas of transformative leadership, and to empower women leaders to live and work beyond the usual definitions of leadership and power.

For ILO, this was a success as they deal with promote opportunities between women and men to obtain decent work .The ILO consider gender as a critical element in effort to achieve its objectives .The workshop was an opportunities to support and develop women in increasing their knowledge and skills in leadership that would allow them to perform and take up positions in leadership as empowerment and opportunities are equal for women and men in the organization.

This initial 5-day training focused on the Personal Mastery module as the prerequisite to other areas of transformational leadership.

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