UAF-Africa will support work that includes:
a) Innovative and creative strategies that address and draw attention to the impacts and injustice of climate change and environmental violations on women;
b) Initiatives that advocate for policies and legislation to mitigate climate change;
c) Initiatives that seek to advocate for women’s access, use and control of land;
d) Initiatives that seek to prevent or reduce deforestation;
e) Initiatives that seek to advocate for clean and safe environment particularly concerning water and air pollution;
f) Initiatives that advocate against the exclusion of women’s voices in decisions around matters of the environment;
f) Research and documentation of environmental and climate change challenges that have been compounded by COVID-19 pandemic e.g access to water.
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The Call for Proposals is open from 1st October, 2020 and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis from feminist, women’s rights and climate justice defenders, collectives, cooperatives, groups, organizations and movements working in Africa.
Urgent Action Fund-Africa is committed to supporting African feminists and women human rights defenders and their formations to advocate for their active participation and decision making in the governance of natural resources and the orientation and implementation of climate justice policies and practices.
UAF-Africa will provide Rapid Response Grants of up to USD 7,000, and Advocacy and Alliance Building Grants of up to USD 10,000 to support the above-mentioned work.
For more information, please visit https://www.uaf-africa.org/our-natural-resource-governance-and-climate-j...