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UN Women's Fund for Gender Equality issues Call for Proposals 2015

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment
of Women (UN Women) is pleased to announce its third Fund for
Gender Equality Call for Proposals.

This year the Fund for Gender Equality will welcome online proposal
submissions from women-led Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) that
are innovative, high-impact, and multi-stakeholder programmes that
help jumpstart progress on the Post-2015 Development Agenda with a
focus on women's economic and political empowerment.

The Fund will grant applications in the areas of:

- Women's economic empowerment: efforts to expand women's
equal opportunities to access and control economic resources,
promote women's sustainable entrepreneurship, access to decent work
and equal pay, and shared responsibility within the household.

- Women's political empowerment: efforts to promote women's
full and effective leadership and political participation at all
levels of decision-making and in all spheres of life, or
initiatives to help design, enforce and implement new and existing
gender equality laws and policies, or to shift social norms and
practices toward greater respect for and enjoyment of women's equal

Interested applicants are encouraged to read the Call for Proposals
and start preparing for the online application process that will
open from 9 March to 5 April 2015. For more information please

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