Gender

Call to Civil Society Organizations to Apply for Funding

The United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for project funding. Project proposals may be submitted on-line between 18 November 2016 and 18 December 2016 at www.un.org/democracyfund. You can find guidelines, FAQs and lessons learned for applicants here.  UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and

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Closing the Gender Gap: Lessons from Africa

From The World Bank  We hear that girls in Africa don’t have the same opportunities as boys to get a decent education, that discrimination is shutting women out of the jobs and assets they need to provide a better standard of living for their families, that the benefits of economic growth are being wiped out

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World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts and UN Women launch “Voices Against Violence” curriculum to educate and empower youth

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