What is it?
FEMINET is a web site that aims at contributing to the
increase of opportunities for women, in order to obtain economic
independence through efficiently using communication information
and technology, but also to achieve a better understanding of
This project will offer the participants a chance to be equal
with their male business partners, through their success.
Justification of the project
The necessity of the project appeared in the context of the
development of democracy in Romania and of the transition
process of the society, in which the old customs and prejudices
regarding the status of women had not disappeared. This
situation does not provide too many development opportunities
for a woman who wants to build a successful carrier. AFR is
certain that this project can offer them a chance.
Immediate objectives of the project:
- raising the level of knowledge of women on information
- raising awareness amongst women on the importance of the
Internet as a resource and of their rights
- training 50 women in the inter-active and efficient use of the
Internet - creating a space in which women can share information
on various opportunities from the labour market, identify
business partners, business opportunities and training
opportunities for various areas
On the long term, the project aims at:
- creating an inter-active Internet data base containing
specific information for women, in social and economic areas,
training of 50 women in efficiently using the Internet. The
achievement of these objectives can lead to obtaining increased
revenues for the families of women included in the project, as
well as to establishing of a solid database for its development
as a profitable business.
- increasing opportunities for women, in order to achieve
economic independence, through efficiently using communication
information and technologies and to have a better understanding
of women's rights.
The achievement of these objectives can lead to obtaining
increased revenues for the families of women included in the
project, as well as to establishing of a solid database for its
development as a profitable business.
This project represents one of the few chances that women in
Romania have to develop a career or their own business,
according to their own wishes. It offers women the possibility
to get involved in the development of their own communities and
to obtain their respect.
Equally, the training of 50 women in efficiently using the
Internet can lead to obtaining increased revenues for the
families of women included in the project, as well as to
establishing of a solid database for its development as a
The promotion of this project will have a special component,
through determining women to use the web site created through
this project and to contribute with information to its
development and efficient functioning. The channels that we are
going to use are newspapers and magazines for women, as well as
the organisation of promotion activities in the local
communities where our association has representatives.
FEMINET is still looking for financial support and
The Feminet web site will be, of course, open also for men, for
information and exchange of experience purposes.The project
wishes to be an original solution to the acute problems of
transition, problems resented painfully both by women and their
families, success in business being able to make them regain
their trust and the material balance necessary for daily living.