This activity is about mobilizing public at large, for active participation in national population census in order to enhance ownership of, demand accurate and useable data, especially for the marginalized and neglected sections of the society, i.e. minorities, women and persons with disability.
This project involves: a) advocacy activities to highlight challenges and way forwards in holding a credible national population census. This includes an interaction with relevant stakeholders in the government and civil society will be kept to bring the CSOs’ concerns to the relevant officials; b) and observing and facilitating government in preparations for the national population census. Arrangements will be made to bridge any gaps in enumeration by census staff through active participation of the concerned groups.
The project output includes producing a research paper (15-20 pages), pamphlets, posters and posting information on website, social media, advocacy seminars, meetings with Census Organization and other relevant government bodies.
The activity includes making recommendations for improving the working methodology and for presenting user friendly data of the national population census.