• To provide training to leaders, volunteers and staff of grassroots women’s organisations
  • To develop collaborative network
  • To document the development of the local women’s movement in the past 10 years

Principal Investigator

  • Dr Celia Chan, Department of Social Work and Social Administration


  • Hong Kong Federation of Women’s Centres


  • Conducted 5 training workshops
  • Organised 2 symposia with over 200 participants
  • Conducted 2-day training workshops for the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)
  • Produced 5 training manuals
  • Reviewed the development of Hong Kong’s feminist movement in the past 10 years


  • Raised the awareness of the importance of capacity building (e.g., brand building, improving communication skills, fund raising, using the internet,  mobilising strategies )
  • Built connections between women’s organizations and other interested parties
  • Increased the use of e-promotion among women’s groups

Event Highlights 

  Aug 4, 2012 Workshop on NGO Advocacy: Internet as New Advocacy Tool
  Aug 21, 2012 Workshop on NGO Evidence-based Advocacy: Social Research
  Oct 7, 2012 Seminar on Advocacy Strategies and Approaches
  Jan 31, 2013 Workshop on Organization & Mobilization Skills
  Mar 23, 2013 Symposium on Third Wave Feminist Movement in Hong Kong
  Jun 14, 2013 NGO Capacity Building Workshop: From Ideas to Brand
  Oct 26 – 27, 2013 Using CEDAW To Advocate Women’s Rights: A Workshop on CEDAW Shadow Report Writing

ExCEL3 Coordinator: Ms Michele Wong


PowerPoint Presentation 1 PowerPoint Presentation 2 PowerPoint Presentation 3  Project Website