UN Women launches Call for Proposals for “Men and Women for Gender Equality- Phase II” in Palestine
Deadline: 29 April 2019
UN Women has launched a new call for proposals for interested non-governmental organizations, under the regional programme “Men and Women for Gender Equality-Phase II”.
In 2015, UN Women initiated the regional programme “Men and Women for Gender equality” to enhance gender equality in the Arab Region, through understanding the root causes for gender inequality, and addressing them through innovative approaches that involve both men and women in societies in Egypt, Morocco, Lebanon and Palestine. The programme, unique to the region, focused on engaging men and boys to achieve gender equality in partnership with women and girls, while also promoting the rights of women in the family by providing alternative interpretations of religious texts. Since there is still a need to continue the effective development approaches to address the root causes of gender equality, to create new, innovative ones, and to continue supporting social movements that tackle inequalities and unfavourable social and gender norms, a second phase of the programme was developed.
The second phase of the programme which is supported by Sweden, contributes to:
- Outcome 1: Communities have more gender-equitable behaviours.
- Outcome 2: Key institutions (academia, faith-based institutions, media, Governments) and networks integrate/promote gender-responsive practices.
- Outcome 3: Laws, policies and strategies promoting gender equality are drafted, revised and/or approved.
Phase II of the programme will build on the solid foundation, results and lessons learned established during phase I to accelerate transformative change with respect to gender equality and women’s rights; through broader community outreach, and institutional and legal change. UN Women will replicate and scale up the most innovative and effective community-based practices on engaging men and boys in gender equality based on evidence.
The maximum amount that can be budgeted for this grant is ILS 1,530,000.
The proposed programme targets the West Bank including East Jerusalem and Gaza.
The intervention should cover the duration of 24 months.
How to Apply
Interested organizations are invited to submit their full proposal by email at the address given on the website.
For more information, please visit https://bit.ly/2KryYSu