Call for Proposals: Increasing Women’s Political Empowerment and Leadership through Community Sensitization mainland

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Through this Call for Proposals, UN Women is seeking proposals from organizations with track record in human and women’s rights and gender equality, community and grassroots sensitization to implement interventions in selected regions of Mara, Simiyu,  Geita, Shinyanga, Tabora, Singida, Kigoma, Mwanza and Dodoma, that aim at transforming gender norms so that women are accepted as legitimate and effective leaders particularly through increasing knowledge and skills of … [Read more...]

UN Women Uganda: Women’s Economic Empowerment under the Leadership Empowerment Access and Protection Program in Uganda’s South Sudanese Refugee Crisis

Deadline: 18 June 2018 UN Women Uganda has announced a Call for Proposals from women-led Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) with innovative and high impact programmes on the advancement of gender equality, protection of women’s rights and the empowerment of women to facilitate UN Women’s Leadership, Empowerment, Access and Protection (LEAP) in Uganda’s Refugee Crisis Programme. The objectives of the LEAP programme are: To increase leadership and … [Read more...]

Ministery of Women Affairs and Canada Government launches a new Flagship Programme to eliminate Violence against Women

The Ministry of Women’s Affairs, and the Government of Canada has launched a new flagship programme, “HAYA: Eliminating Violence Against Women in the West Bank and Gaza Strip (2018 – 2022)” along with four partner UN agencies, UN Women, UNFPA, UN Habitat, and UNODC. Key national partners include the Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA), the Ministry of Social Development (MoSD), the Ministry of Local Government (MoLG), the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), the Ministry of Health (MoH), and other … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Inviting CSOs working to Promote Roma Women’s Rights and Gender Equality!

Deadline: 25 May 2018 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting civil society organizations (CSOs) that work on promoting Roma women’srights and gender equality to submit proposals to support Roma women to identify their needs, claim their rights and increase their access to services for survivors of violence. The proposal will contribute to the implementation of the programme “Ending Discrimination and Violence against Women: … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Status of Women in the Labour Market

Deadline: 27 May 2018 UN Women Programme Office in Serbia is currently inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs) and networks, professional associations and/or agriculture cooperatives that are legally registered in Serbia and have specialized knowledge, expertise and track record of working on gender equality and women economic empowerment, to submit Project Proposal and Results Based Budget to provide services associated with the UN Women requirement for Responsible Party. UN Women … [Read more...]

UN Women: Call for Proposals for Women Entrepreneurship

Deadline: 27 May 2018 UN Women Programme Office in Serbia is currently inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs) and networks, professional associations and/or agriculture cooperatives that are legally registered in Serbia and have specialized knowledge, expertise and track record of working on gender equality and women economic empowerment, to submit Project Proposal and Results Based Budget to provide services associated with the UN Women requirement for Responsible Party. UN Women … [Read more...]

UN Women Call for Proposals: Economic Empowerment of Rural Women

Deadline: 27 May 2018 UN Women Programme Office in Serbia is currently inviting women civil society organizations (CSOs) and networks, professional associations and/or agriculture cooperatives that are legally registered in Serbia and have specialized knowledge, expertise and track record of working on gender equality and women economic empowerment, to submit Project Proposal and Results Based Budget to provide services associated with the UN Women requirement for Responsible Party. UN Women … [Read more...]

Call for Application: Rural Women and Sustainable Development Photo Contest

Deadline: 8 June 2018 In commemoration of International Women’s Day 2018, UN Women, with the support of the Embassies of Australia and Canada to Viet Nam will organize “A photo contest on Rural Women & Sustainable Development” with the aim to recognize rural women’s contribution to growth and prosperity of Viet Nam. Topics Participants are encouraged to submit photos under four specific topics including: Rural women and technology Rural women and sustainable agriculture Rural … [Read more...]

Pan-African High-level Conference on Education to strengthen Partnerships in Education for Africa

UNESCO and Government of Kenya in collaboration with the African Union as well as other key partners including ADEA and the SDG4 co-conveners (ILO, UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNHCR, UN Women and the World Bank), is convening a Pan-African High-level Conference on Education (PACE 2018) in Nairobi from 25-27 April 2018 . PACE 2018 aims at strengthening the partnerships in education and as such accelerate the implementation of SDG4 and Continental Education Strategy for Africa at country level. It … [Read more...]

UN Women/Tanzania: Call for Proposals for Tubadilike Tupinge Ukatili Program 2018 – 2021

Deadline: 16 May 2018 UN Women Tanzania Country Office has announced a Call for Proposals for women-led Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) with innovative and high impact programmes on the advancement of gender equality, protection of women’s rights. These initiatives will contribute to the implementation of the National Plan of Action (NPA) on Ending Violence Against Women and Children in line with Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the selected … [Read more...]

UN Women’s “Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities: Preventing Violent Extremism in Asia – Indonesia” Program!

Deadline: 15 April 2018 UN Women has announced a call for proposals for its "Empowered Women, Peaceful Communities: Preventing Violent Extremism in Asia - Indonesia". Taking especially into consideration the growing threat of violent extremism in Asia and the Pacific, including the increasing trend of domestic violent incidents, UN Women is seeking to expand its efforts in the area of prevention of radicalization and violent extremism through empowered women’s influence in building resilient … [Read more...]

UN Women CFPs: Action Oriented Advocacy Research to Inform Key Stakeholders Efforts to End Gender-Based Discrimination and Violence against Women

Deadline: 20 April 2018 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting women’s rights organizations, civil society organizations (CSOs) with expertise on research on ending violence against women and/or gender equality, research institutions and/or study centers to conduct an action-oriented advocacy research to inform key stakeholders efforts to end gender-based discrimination and violence against women in the Western Balkans and Turkey. The … [Read more...]

Sweden Announces US$5 million to accelerate Economic Empowerment of Rural Women

The Swedish Government, through its development agency Sida has announced a US$5 million commitment towards the Joint Programme on Accelerating Progress towards the Economic Empowerment of Rural Women (JP RWEE). The programme is jointly implemented by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD) and the World Food Programme (WFP), along with UN Women. It works to enhance the productive potential of rural women by … [Read more...]

UN Women RFPs: Providing Support in Advancing Understanding of Journalists and Media towards Greater Gender Equality

Deadline: 5 March 2018 UN Women is seeking proposals for its program to provide support in advancing understanding of journalists and media towards greater gender equality. Under the overall guidance of the Deputy Representative and direct supervision of UN Women Communications Specialist, the selected company (further referred to as Contractor) will be responsible to provide support in conducting a series of activities, divided into two major Directions, generally aimed at strengthening media … [Read more...]

UN Women/Survivors’ Empowerment Journey Programme: Supporting Economic and Social Empowerment of Women

Deadline: 12 March 2018 UN Women is inviting applications to submit technical and financial proposals for its EVAW SEJ Programme. 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. UN Women through its flagship programme Survivors' Empowerment Journey (SEJ) … [Read more...]

UN Women/BiH Call for Proposals: Ending Violence against Women- Implementing Norms, Changing Minds

Deadline: 28 February 2018 UN Women is seeking proposals for its programme entitled “Ending Violence against Women: Implementing Norms, Changing Minds” to empower women and girls (including those from disadvantaged groups) who have experienced discrimination or violence to advocate for and use available, accessible and quality services. Focus Areas Promotion of the use of services among women from minority and disadvantaged groups Empowering women and girls (including those from … [Read more...]

UN Women/Tanzania: UN Joint Programme for Empowering Adolescent Girls 2017-2020

Deadline: 28 February 2018 UN Women Tanzania has launched a call for proposals for its programme entitled "Women’s Economic Empowerment – Increasing Entrepreneurship Skills for Out of School Adolescent Girls in Sustainable Energy" under UN Joint Programme for Empowering Adolescent Girls (2017-2020). Under its mandate to support Member States to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) gender-related targets in general and in particular SDG 5 with a focus on addressing gender-based … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for HeForShe Impact Awards 2018!

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Singapore Committee for UN Women is seeking applications for its HeForShe Impact Awards 2018 in search of Gender Equality Influencers. The Singapore-driven initiative recognises men and women who are active promoters of gender equality in the workplace and in their community. The HeForShe Impact Awards aim to recognise men and women in Singapore who promote gender equality though initiatives that they have championed; inspiring steps that they have taken, and everyday … [Read more...]

Positive Action Challenges: Reducing New HIV Infection in Children

Positive Action Challenges is inviting applications for replicable innovations at a local level which can speed up the progress being made to reach the super-fast-track target to reduce new HIV infections in children to less than 40,000 by 2018 and 20,000 by 2020. Concept note deadline is 23:59 GMT 15th February whereas full application deadline is 23:59 GMT 29th March. Prize amounts to $100,000 and to be divided between 4 winners. Eligibility Requirements and Restrictions: Positive … [Read more...]

UN Women/Moldova Call for Proposals: Ending Violence Against Women (EVAW)

Deadline: 29 January 2018 UN Women in Moldova is inviting qualified parties to submit Technical and Financial Proposals to provide services associated with the UN WOMEN requirement for Responsible Party (Non-Governmental Organization, Community Based Organizations(CBOs) and Academic Organizations). UN Women plans to engage Responsible Parties (Non-Governmental Organizations, Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and Academic Organizations) to work towards the achievement of one or more of these … [Read more...]