UN Women/BiH Seeking Proposals for Ending Violence against Women – Implementing Norms, Changing Mind

Deadline: 22 April 2019

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs)/ women’s CSO networks and platforms, organizations representing minority women, women with disability and/or other disadvantaged groups of women to submit proposals to contribute to ending violence against women focusing on areas such as availability and quality of service provision for women and girls subject to violence against women, with a focus on women belonging to marginalized groups.

Funding Information

In all cases, budgets of the proposals (submitted in local currency) must amount to a minimum of USD35.000 and cannot exceed the maximum amount set for this call, USD 45.000.


  • Evidence-based programming, building on lessons learned and recommended practices, to ensure optimal results and use of resources;
  • Human rights-based and gender-responsive approaches that place first priority on promoting, protecting and fulfilling the human rights of women and girls as well as strengthening institutional capacities at local levels to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women;
  • Transformation of inequitable gender norms and power disparities between women and men, and empowerment of women and girls to thrive as equals;
  • Holistic responses that address women and girls’ inter-related rights and needs, including safety, access to health, education and economic security;
  • Focus on disadvantaged groups, including those living in poverty or otherwise especially excluded, and ensuring responsiveness to diversity;
  • Coordination and multi-sectorial partnerships, including among government organizations, nongovernmental organizations, women’s and other civil society groups;
  • Commitment to sharing knowledge, by documenting, evaluating and disseminating results, and working with UN Women staff in the process;
  • Priority placed on sustainability of results;
  • Communication and visibility in line with the programme communication strategy, which will be defined at the stage of project proposal finalization. Once the communication strategy/plan is approved by the EUD and UN Women, major steps of this plan are to be coordinated with the EUD and UN Women to ensure greater impact.

Eligibility Criteria

The call is open for registered civil society organizations or networks in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: Bosnia and Herzegovina

For more information, please visit http://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=54602

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