There is a well-known assumption that more participation of women in politics is important for democracy. In this respect, Civil Society- the third branch of power has opened up space for women’s engagement through the issue of good governance. Taking women’s experiences from two civil society organizations, the study tries to reveal how different types of understanding on good governance and participation may shape the interest of the Civil Society Organization. By applying the concepts of civil society, good governance and participation as analytical framework, the paper critically analyzes how donor- driven concepts of civil society created problem in women’s everyday life, jeopardize their transformative potentials. Finally, considering historical and contextual reality of civil society, the paper came up with a recommendation in favour of political society to bring gender justice through social movement.