Tuesday, 4 September 2012

UN Women’s Pacific Regional EVAW Facility Fund Call for Proposals 2012

UN Women’s Pacific Regional EVAW Facility Fund has issued a call for proposals to provide grants and capacity development to support civil society organizations and Pacific Island governments to prevent and respond to violence against women and girls (VAWG) using a human rights and gender-responsive approach.

Invitation is extended to civil society organisations and governments (national and local) from 8 Pacific countries (Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, PNG, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu) to apply for grants between USD 10,000 to 100,000 for projects of 1-3 years in duration.
The focus areas of the 2012 Call for Grant Applications are:
  • Priority Area 1- Increase access of women survivors to quality services especially in rural and remote areas
  • Priority Area 2- Advancing primary prevention initiatives
  • Priority Area3- Influencing government policy and legislation to explicitly address primary prevention, services, budgets and coordination of responses
Eligible organisations will be selected through an open and competitive process.
Applications close on 12th September 2012. For more information, visit this link.

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