Women and Labour Market Foundation Factsheet
- Founded in 2003
- Founding member of WfWP
- Mission: to further, support and promote the emancipation and “society awareness” of women, gender equity in general and economic independence for women in particular.
- Focus area: Europe, Latin America, Mali, South Sudan
- Level: local, national, international
- Main themes: capacity development; course development vocational training, project management etc.; train-de trainer activities; coaching project management, community development activities / facilitation, water committees
The Dutch VAM foundation supports and promotes emancipation, gender equity and economic independence for women in particular. The expertise and methods used are widely recognized as one of the most successful in terms of women acquiring job qualifications and entering the labour market.
VAM specializes in made-to-measure vocational training for (especially) women in the fields of inter alia computer maintenance and services, entrepreneurship, management by water committees and maintenance of water pumps, plumbing, carpentry, building, agriculture, etc. Currently VAM is assisting in projects or monitoring projects in e.g. Amsterdam, Suriname (South America) and Mali.
For more information visit the VAM website: www.stichtingvam.nl
Learn more about VAM's work on Women as Agents of Change