The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is announcing a call for proposals to support the efforts of women human rights defenders and feminist organizations to advance an enabling civic space for feminist action in all its diversity.
ICNL is inviting proposals that contribute to the realization of Action Coalition Commitments on “Feminist movements and leadership” by supporting capacity strengthening and advocacy efforts for the protection of women’s rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association at the national/subnational and community level.
Illustrative activities include:
- Developing new tools, strategies, activities, and alliances to advocate for greater protections of women’s rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association, online and offline.
- Conducting roundtables, seminars, or informational campaigns to formulate civil society strategies and raise awareness of barriers and threats facing women-led and feminist organizations and movements.
- Document developments in legislation affecting the exercise of the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association by women and girls; developing legal analyses, white papers, and policy briefs; and proposing legal and policy recommendations to protect civic space for feminist action.
- Developing trainings and other activities to enhance the knowledge of in-country legal experts and civil society leaders on international human rights norms and standards related to gender equality and women’s rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association.
- Providing technical assistance to civil society, government officials, and other partners to develop and implement intersectional feminist principles, practices, approaches, and leadership in their work and projects.
Eligibility Requirements :
This call is open to domestic civil society organizations working on women’s rights issues at the national or sub-national level located in countries currently listed on the DAC List of ODA recipient countries.
Closing date : February 28, 2022
Funding : up to $40,000