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Funding Call for Women’s Rights Organisations from Liberia and Sierra Leone

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 28, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on November 17, 2019
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Thematic areas:
a) Expand mechanisms and strategies to prevent s/gbv. Improve the response for survivors by providing holistic, trauma-sensitive services including, but not limited to, psychosocial counselling, medical support, legal advice, and/or income generating activities;
b) Advocacy, awareness and/or networking related to preventing and combating s/gbv, political participation, peace building or justice, promotion of female leadership and/or feminist movement building.

Applicant organisations must
1. Be directed and led by women
2. Have as primary mission the protection and promotion of women’s and girls’ rights with these goals clearly reflected in their work
3. Work on issues directly related to combating and preventing s/gbv in conflict and postconflict intervention areas
4. Have an inclusive approach towards all women and girls regardless of ethnicity, religion, political belief, sexual orientation, social status, or age

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This call aims at improving the situation of women and girls affected by sexualised and gender-based violence (s/gbv) perpetrated during or after the conflicts in the region.

Applications can be submitted in English or French via e-mail only.

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 28, 2019
Oct 28, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Oct 30, 2019
Oct 30, 2019

Thanks, Ana!