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UN Women will provide needs-based and demand-driven technical and logistical support to existing and aspiring networks and platforms, and individual members or affiliates of women’s civil society organizations (CSOs) and women’s rights advocates in order to advance gender equality, women’s empowerment and the overall women’s rights agenda. UN Women invites eligible organizations and individuals to submit their requests for technical and logistical support, to finance a limited range of eligible activities as elaborated in this announcement.
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Mapping of community‘s gender social norms and their bearers; Mobilize Communities based on Gender Action Learning System (GALS) methodology, incl. TOT, formation of women’s groups; a participatory gender assessment and mobilization process that supports women to recognize and prevent violence against women and girls (VAWG), redistribute care work and dedicate more time to paid economic activity; Conduct community-driven grassroots activities on (1) care work recognition and redistribution, and on (2) prevention VAWG; Host Public Fairs for communities on the women’s rights in migration context; Support the networking of women activists by means of exchange visits of the district CSOs to CSOs and development partners in Dushanbe (Days-of-Open Doors).
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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, following consultations with Member States and the Executive Board of the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women), announced today the appointment of Sima Sami Bahous of Jordan as Executive Director of UN Women.
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The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting public finance management (PFM) experts, gender equality experts, gender responsive budgeting (GRB) experts, members of academia with finance and economic research background to express their interest to participate in the regional training of trainers (ToT) on GRB.
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UN Women Kosovo* is inviting civil society organizations registered in Kosovo, that have experience in preventing and responding to violence against women and gender-based discrimination, to submit project proposals for strengthening capacities of shelters to support women survivors of violence; for strengthening capacities of professional staff engaged in service provision; and to establish an online platform for legal aid provision to survivors of violence, as defined in the Terms of Reference.
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UN Women Albania is inviting civil society organizations registered in Albania, that have experience in preventing and responding to violence against women and gender-based discrimination, to submit project proposals for the support to service providers and specialist services, socio-economic reintegration and free legal aid for survivors of violence, and support to women from vulnerable groups, as defined in the Call for Proposals Terms of Reference.
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Eighteen new organizations have stepped up to steer Generation Equality ‘Action Coalitions’ – innovative partnerships of member states, corporations, youth-led, civil society and international organizations and philanthropies, designed to propel a dramatic acceleration in gender equality.
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UN Women announces the theme for International Women’s Day, 8 March 2021 (IWD 2021) as, “Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world.”
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Through the podcast COVID-19 Change Champions, we are looking to raise the voices of these extraordinary heroes and heroines who have demonstrated superpowers while at work, through volunteering and within their homes. These could be individuals working in an organization, company, or even contributing through unpaid work in their homes and communities.
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UN Women invites youth organizations, youth leaders, youth platforms, schools, and universities representing young people from diverse groups across intersectional complexities to be part of the UN Women Youth Engagement Network.
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This year on International Day of Rural Women (15 October), the spotlight is on the urgent need for Building rural women’s resilience in the wake of COVID-19, for “building back better” by strengthening rural women’s sustainable livelihoods and wellbeing.
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Leaders from Member States, civil society, women’s rights organizations, international organizations, UN agencies, philanthropic entities, youth-led organizations, and the private sector come together to deliver game-changing results for women and girls.
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UN Women Bosnia and Herzegovina is inviting civil society organizations (CSOs) registered in Bosnia and Herzegovina, with experience working on combating violence against women to submit project proposals.
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UN Women Turkey plans to award small grants to eligible women-led Civil Society Organizations under the ‘Strengthening social stabilization and economic empowerment of refugee and host community women and girls in Turkey"" project.
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Civil society organizations that are legally registered in Turkey are invited to apply for Call for Proposals to produce a shadow CEDAW report for the 8th periodic review of the CEDAW Committee, under the Programme “Ending Violence against Women: Implementing Norms, Changing Minds”.
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Civil society organizations that are legally registered in Turkey are invited to apply for this Call for Proposals to promote women survivors’ access to justice and specialist services, under Phase II of the programme “Ending Violence against Women: Implementing Norms, Changing Minds”.
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Call for Proposal under the Kosovo component of the Regional Programme “Ending Violence Against Women in Western Balkans and Turkey: Implementing norms, Changing minds”, and invites the civil society organizations legally registered and operating in Kosovo to submit the proposals.
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UN Women in North Macedonia is inviting civil society organizations legally registered and operating in North Macedonia, experienced in gender equality, women’s rights and/or prevention of violence against women to submit project proposals in line with the two announced Calls for Proposals.
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UN Women Bosnia and Herzegovina is inviting civil society organizations (CSOs) registered in Bosnia and Herzegovina that have experience working on issues of gender equality, women’s rights and/or combating violence against women to submit project proposals.
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UN Women Office in Serbia is announcing three Calls for Proposals under the Serbia component of the Regional Programme “Ending Violence Against Women in Western Balkans and Turkey: Implementing norms, Changing minds”, and invites the civil society organizations legally registered and operating in Serbia to submit the proposals.