The Association aimed at reinforcing gender equity and Women’s empowerment. The first objective is capacity building for 120 female members of local councils in the governorates of Giza, Beni Sweef, Wadi El Gedid andAswan. In pursuit of this objective aefl will conduct training sessions to hone the council members’ leadershipand political skills. The second objective is assistance to the council members in their work, through a combination of activities similar to consulting and mentoring, accompanied by a continuous series of evaluation activities. The project was funded by MEPI.