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The Girl Generation: apply for End FGM Grants Programme and join their free network

http://www.thegirlgeneration.org/girl-generation-end-fgm-grants-open-cal... "The Girl Generation, through its End FGM Grants Programme, aims to build the Africa-led movement to end FGM We will enable grassroots organisations working to end FGM access small grants through a flexible and accessible process. The purpose of the funds is to accelerate social change to end FGM through communications, advocacy and campaigning. The Girl Generation is therefore seeking proposals from grassroots organisations, networks and individuals based in Kenya, Nigeria and The Gambia focused on ending FGM. The types of grants available for funding include:​ •Small grants (US$  4,000 –  US$ 10,000) •Medium grants (US$ 10,000 – US$ 20,000) •Large grants (US$ 20,000 – US$ 50,000) •Local travel grants (US$ 1,500) •International  travel grants (US$ 3,500)​ These grants will enable grassroots organisations and individuals to access funds to support communication, advocacy and campaigning activities that promote and accelerate the process of ending FGM in Africa. We will have THREE rounds of grant application reviews, therefore, applicants have the choice to submit their grant application forms by the following stipulated submission deadlines: 4 November 2016, 3 March 2017, and 3 July 2017. In order to obtain the full call for proposal and application documents, please click on the links below and download the documents. To apply please complete your selected grant application form and send it to grants@thegirlgeneration.org" They also have a free network for organisations working to end FGM. There is a link to more information about the network and how to join it on the grants page. "Our members are organisations, networks or institutions that share our vision and endorse our guiding Do No Harm principles. We encourage grassroots organisations, youth networks, diaspora organisations, media and private sector partners committed to ending FGM, across the African continent and beyond, to become members of The Girl Generation. Does your work relate to issues such as violence against women and girls, gender equality, harmful traditional practices, health and education? If so, The Girl Generation would like to partner with you. We welcome members from all over the world!" Note: I do not have any connection to this organisation, so please contact them directly if you have questions.

Hesperian's Safe Pregnancy and Birth mobile app, and free healthcare books

Hesperian's Safe Pregnancy and Birth app is designed for, and has been tested with, people in developing countries. It is available for free download for both Apple and Android devices and there are links to all the downloads at http://hesperian.org/books-and-resources/safe-pregnancy-and-birth-mobile-app/ 'Available in English and Spanish, Hesperian’s comprehensive app on pregnancy and birth contains a wealth of information on: •how to stay healthy during pregnancy •how to recognize danger signs during pregnancy, birth, and  after birth •what to do when a danger sign arises •when to refer a woman to emergency care •instructions for community health workers with step-by-step explanations such as “How to take blood pressure,” “How to treat someone in shock,” “How to stop bleeding.”' Hesperian also produce a range of health-related books, all designed for people in developing countries, which can be purchased and/or downloaded from their website. Their Gratis Book Programme sends free copies to organisations in developing countries - http://hesperian.org/books-and-resources/gratis-book-program/ has information on how to apply

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Adanna

Pregnancy Apps for Expecting Parents

Hi! Thanks for sharing!

Another one to add to the list is the Hesperian's Safe Pregnancy and Birth app. Like their other health guides, it is designed for, and has been tested with, people in developing countries. It is available for free download for both Apple and Android devices and there are links to all the downloads at http://hesperian.org/books-and-resources/safe-pregnancy-and-birth-mobile-app/

'Available in English and Spanish, Hesperian’s comprehensive app on pregnancy and birth contains a wealth of information on: •how to stay healthy during pregnancy •how to recognize danger signs during pregnancy, birth, and  after birth •what to do when a danger sign arises •when to refer a woman to emergency care •instructions for community health workers with step-by-step explanations such as “How to take blood pressure,” “How to treat someone in shock,” “How to stop bleeding.”'

 

Tamarack Verrall

Organizations, Websites, #’s Working Against Violence Against Women and Girls

That's a great list of resources!

Two more:

GBV Prevention Network http://preventgbvafrica.org/

"The GBV Prevention Network is a dynamic group of activists & practitioners committed to preventing violence against women in the Horn, East & Southern Africa.

Our work is about Understanding VAW, Building Connections, Taking Action"

 

We Can Global Network http://wecanglobal.org/

"The We Can Global Network is a worldwide social movement to change attitudes and behaviour to end all violence against women"