The European Commission (EC) is seeking proposals to Prevent and Combat Gender-Based Violence and Violence Against Children.
The themes and priorities of the 2021 call for proposals focus on:
a) Early detection, prevention and protection of and / or support to women, children, young people and LGBTIQ victims or potential victims of violence, with specific attention paid to situations emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic;
b) Preventing gender-based violence by addressing masculinities and the engagement of men and boys.
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In order to be eligible, the applicant organizations (beneficiaries and affiliated entities) must:
1. be legal entities (public or private bodies),
2. be established in one of the eligible countries, i.e.:
• EU Member States (including overseas countries and territories (OCTs)),
• non-EU countries: listed EEA countries and countries associated to the CERV Programme (associated countries) or countries which are in ongoing negotiations for an association agreement and where the agreement enters into force before grant signature
other eligibility conditions;
3. submit a project that is either national or transnational,
4. involve at least two organisations (applicant and partner),
5. apply for a grant that cannot be lower than EUR 75.000,
6. if they are profit-oriented, submit applications in partnership with public entities or private non-profit organisations.
Eligible Activities include:
• Awareness-raising and empowerment activities;
• Capacity-building and training for professionals;
• Design and implementation of protocols, development of working methods and tools, coordination platform and groups;
• Exchange of good practices, mutual learning;
• Creation and implementation of data collection strategies and systems;
• Establishing or strengthening existing support mechanisms;
• Evaluating lessons learned from Covid-19 situation in the context of its impact on the well-being of children and the functioning of the support systems;
• In cooperation with children, designing, establishing and / or strengthening protocols and mechanisms providing support to children mostly affected by the Covid-19 situation. The protocols should take into account the gender perspective when appropriate;
• Establishing national, local, regional support centres, including in schools;
• Based on the children’s input and in cooperation with children, build capacity of relevant professionals (e.g. teachers, psychotherapists, educators, medical staff), design and test or roll out existing training activities, design and implement or adapt existing information campaigns for relevant staff, including sharing good practices.
Projects should normally range between 12 and 24 months.
Deadline date: 15 June 2021 at 17:00:00 Brussels time.
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