Call for Proposals: Strengthening the Participation and Engagement of Women in Governance and Peacebuilding Processes in Sri Lanka

Deadline: 26 July 2017 The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Multi Country Office (MCO) for India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka is seeking proposals from civil society organisations for its programme "Strengthening the Participation and Engagement of Women in Governance and Peacebuilding Processes in Sri Lanka". UN Women will focus on promoting women’s leadership and participation to strengthen their role in decision-making processes to develop a … [Read more...]

Request for Proposals: Supporting the Georgian Law-Enforcement System in Developing & Institutionalizing Domestic Violence Risk Assessment

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals to Support the Georgian law-enforcement system in developing and institutionalizing domestic violence risk assessment methodology. The initiative is supported within the framework of the EU funded project “Unite to Fight Violence against Women” - a three-year multi-pronged initiative responding directly to the gender equality commitments undertaken by the Government … [Read more...]

UN Women Nepal: Call for Proposals for NGOs to Support the Gender-sensitive Transitional Justice Programme

Deadline: 12 July 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is currently inviting legally registered Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) to submit proposals to provide technical expertise to the gender-sensitive transitional justice programme through digital storytelling, artistic engagement, art exhibitions, skills trainings and consultative meetings and workshops. Activities Advocate to address the needs of women survivors of gender … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for International Equals in Tech Awards: Recognizing ICT Initiatives Empowering Women and Girls

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Nominations are now being accepted for international ‘Equals in Tech’ Awards recognizing ICT initiatives empowering women and girls. The awards promote and support gender equality in the ICT field. The “Equals in Tech” Awards (formerly the GEM-TECH Awards) is an annual initiative designed to promote gender equality and mainstreaming in technology. The awards are now part of Equals, an ITU and UN Women global partnership to achieve gender equality in the digital age. … [Read more...]

UN Women: Enhancing Women’s Meaningful Leadership and Participation in State Building and Development in Timor-Leste

Deadline: 26 June 2017 The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is currently accepting proposals from legally registered national non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for its program entitled “Enhancing women’s meaningful leadership and participation in state building and development in Timor-Leste” with an aim to support gender advocates to influence integration of gender equality principles into conflict prevention and peacebuilding practices at the village, … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Economic Empowerment of Women Survivors of Violence in Afghanistan

Deadline: 22 June 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for its "Economic Empowerment of Women Survivors of Violence". UN Women firmly believes that addressing violence against women requires a multipronged approach of access to protection and justice, economic and social empowerment of women, creating enabling environment for women and girls through prevention of violence and sound policy actions and therefore UN Women … [Read more...]

UN Women Request for Proposals: Media Trainings under Ending Violence against Women Project in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Deadline: 25 June 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals from qualified organizations for the Provision of services related to media trainings under ending violence against women project. The priority is to strengthen the capacities of those media professionals which are in most need of this type of training, as well as to reach out to smaller newsrooms in BiH and strengthen capacities of those journalists who do not … [Read more...]

UN Women’s Building a Stronger Evidence Base: A Gender Sensitive Approach to Preventing Violent Extremism in Asia and the Pacific

Deadline: 15 June 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for its program entitled  “Building a Stronger Evidence Base: A Gender Sensitive Approach to Preventing Violent Extremism in Asia and the Pacific”. Taking into consideration the growing threat of violent extremism in Asia and the Pacific, UN Women with the support of the government of Japan is seeking to expand its efforts in the area of preventing violent extremism … [Read more...]

UN Women: Assessment of Advocacy Initiatives and Tools for Changing Gender Discriminatory Social Norms and Attitudes

Deadline extended till 20 July 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia (ECARO) is inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs), women’s studies and research centres promoting women’s rights and gender equality to submit proposals to conduct an Assessment of Advocacy and Social Norms Change Initiatives as well as Tools for Changing Gender Discriminatory Social Norms and Attitudes to contribute … [Read more...]

UN Women Nepal: Call for Proposals for NGOs to Leverage Right to Information against Trafficking and Unsafe Migration in the Post- Disaster Reconstruction

Deadline: 12 June 2017 UN Women Nepal is currently inviting legally registered Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) to submit proposals to facilitate the implementation of the Right to Information against Trafficking and Unsafe Migration, especially in the post-earthquake context in Dhading and Sindhupalchowk districts. This assignment aims to enable environment in homes and communities to address structural barriers, gender based discrimination and stereotypical intergenerational socialization … [Read more...]

UN Women: Regional Forum for the Promotion and Monitoring Progress of the Implementation of Istanbul Convention

Deadline extended till 20 July 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs), women CSOs networks and platforms promoting women’s rights and gender equality to submit proposals to hold a Regional Forum for the Promotion and Monitoring Progress of the Implementation of Istanbul Convention in six Western Balkan countries and Turkey. The Programme aims at ending gender based discrimination and … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Strengthening Regional Platforms of Civil Society Organizations

Deadline extended till 20 July 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs), women CSOs networks and platforms promoting women’s rights and gender equality to submit proposals to support the establishment and strengthening of regional platforms of civil society organizations. The goal of this Call for Proposals is to strengthen women’s voice and agency, including of women’s organizations working … [Read more...]

UN Women Request for Proposals: Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations

Deadline: 18 May 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals from qualified proposers for a programme entitled “Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations”. Objectives To conduct a scoping study including through literature review and field level interviews in two selected countries in ASEAN to identify social security needs of WMWs and their children in … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: A Rapid Assessment on the Implementation of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013’

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The UN Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Multi Country Office (MCO) for India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka is inviting civil society organisations to submit proposals for ‘A rapid assessment on the Implementation of the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013.’ Objective The main objective of the rapid assessment is to understand the gaps and challenges in the implementation of the criminal law amendments of 2013, access to and use of the … [Read more...]

UN Women, Flagship Programme Initiative: Scoping Study to inform the ‘Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces for Women and Girls’

Deadline: 10 May 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Multi Country Office (MCO) for India, Bhutan, Maldives and Sri Lanka is inviting civil society organisations to submit proposals for ‘A scoping study to inform the ‘Safe Cities and Safe Public Spaces for Women and Girls’ Flagship Programme Initiative (FPI) in Jaipur, Rajasthan.’ Project Objectives The key objective of the project is that women and girls in public spaces are free from … [Read more...]

UN Women Request for Proposals: Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations in Thailand

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for "Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations". Objectives To conduct a scoping study including through literature review and field level interviews in two selected countries in ASEAN to identify social security needs of WMWs and their children in crisis and disaster situations as well as the gaps, … [Read more...]

UN Women-ASEAN: Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations

Deadline: 3 May 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for its project entitled "Strengthening the Protection and Empowerment of Women Migrant Workers in Crisis and Disaster Situations". The overall goal of this project is to prevent the exploitation of women migrant workers in the ASEAN through better access to evidence and knowledge, policy advocacy and capacity development of ASEAN and migrant worker … [Read more...]

UN Women Nepal: Advocacy Campaign for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality

Deadline: 5 May 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is seeking proposals for its Advocacy Campaign for Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality with leadership elements for one year (July 2017 – July 2018) to: raise awareness on gender-based discrimination and structural barriers hindering women’s leadership roles in economic activities in households, communities and labour markets in the local context (urban/semi-urban/rural), … [Read more...]

UN Women, Mobilizing for Change: Documenting Best Practices to Promote Gender Responsive Governance at the Local Level

Deadline: 26 April 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Multi Country Office (MCO) for India, Bhutan, the Maldives and Sri Lanka is currently inviting civil society organisations to submit proposals for ‘Mobilizing for Change: Documenting Best Practices to Promote Gender Responsive Governance at the Local Level.’ Objectives To build capacities of Elected Women Representatives/women’s groups to gather evidence/data on factors that … [Read more...]

UN Women: Enhancing Capacities of Women with Disabilities towards Greater Participation in Civic, Public and Political Life

Deadline: 18 April 2017 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women)/Women in Politics Programme is seeking proposals for the procurement of a national company/ organization to provide support on enhancing capacities of women with disabilities towards greater participation in civic, public and political life. Tasks The specific tasks required under this Assignment are the following: Preparatory work, including: development of overall methodology … [Read more...]

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