Active Citizens CFPs to promote, protect and respect Gender Equality in Greece

Deadline: 12-Apr-21 The Active Citizens Fund has launched a Call for Proposals to promote, protect and respect gender equality, as well as, combatting gender-based violence. Gender equality implies that the interests, needs and priorities of both women and men are taken into consideration, thereby recognizing the diversity of different groups of women and men. Equality between women and men is seen both as a human rights issue and as a precondition for, and indicator of, sustainable people-centred development. More specifically, the projects that will be selected will aim at strengthening advocacy and raising awareness on gender equality issues; monitoring violations related to gender equality and supporting gender-based violence victims; educating citizens, organisations and civil servants on issues related to gender equality and gender-based violence and strengthening collaboration of CSOs with Media in order to promote issues related to gender equality and gender-based violence. Funding Information Available funding: 1,005,400€ Outcomes Advocacy campaigns related to the promotion of gender equality; Watchdog initiatives for the defense of gender equality and combating of GBV; Awareness-raising initiatives to promote gender equality and/or combat gender-based violence; Recording of cases of gender-based violence; Educational activities around gender equality; Support to victims of gender-based violence, aiming at empowering them and informing them about their rights. Eligibility Criteria Eligible applicants are NGOs (CSOs) that are established in Greece and fall within the following definition: “A non-profit voluntary organization established as a legal entity, having a noncommercial purpose, independent of local, regional and central government, public entities, political parties and commercial organizations. Religious institutions and political parties are not considered NGOs”. Eligible applicants shall abide by the principles of democratic values and human rights. More specifically, eligible candidates must meet the following general conditions: Are non-profit organizations that have not been created nor operate to generate personal profit. Although they may have paid staff and may engage in revenue-generating activities, they do not distribute profits to their members nor to their board. Where revenue-generating activities are undertaken, these should not represent the purpose of the NGO but should be solely a means to support its mission and values; Have members who do not have any direct commercial interest in the outcome of the work of the organizations or of its commercial activities and should not pursue the commercial or professional interests of their members. This requirement therefore excludes trade and professional associations, where the aims and purposes of the association are to further the specific interests of its members only; Are voluntary in nature, formed voluntarily by groups or individuals and usually involving an element of voluntary participation in the organization; Act in the public arena and for the public good on concerns and issues related to the well-being of people, groups or society as a whole; Have some degree of formal or institutional existence, unlike informal or ad hoc groups, involving formal statutes or other governing document(s) defining their mission, objectives and scope; Have transparent structures and an elected chair / board, and are accountable to their members and donors; Are independent of local, regional and national government and other public authorities, Are independent of political parties and commercial organizations For more information, visit https://www.activecitizensfund.gr/en/open-call/gender-equality-promoted-and-gender-based-violence-combatted/ Post Views: 86 Related Previous article2020 SUSI for Student Leaders on Women’s Leadership – Zambia Next articleThe Competition Commission Traineeship Programme 2021 for young South Africans I am a doctor and a social entrepreneur. Follow me on my social media platforms to stay in touch or to contact me.

Active Citizens CFPs to promote, protect and respect Gender Equality in Greece