EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) is a policy network that provides expertise in the field of gender equality, democracy building and citizenship, and advocates for political solutions to all conflicts, and peoples´ rights to self-determination. EFI Headquarters are in Paris, with offices in Amman, Beirut and Erbil. From 2021, EFI in partnership with Business Development Centre (BDC), and Tamkeen for legal Aid and Human rights are implementing in Jordan a second phase of Madad for Women program, titled “Towards stronger economic participation of women in Jordan” funded by the European Union (EU) Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crises, the “EU Madad Fund”.
EuroMed Feminist Initiative (EFI) is inviting all Registered Jordanian CBOs to submit Proposals According to eligibility criteria Detailed in the attached Documents
1.2 OBJECTIVES OF THE CALL FOR PROPOSALS AND PRIORITY ISSUES The objective of this call for proposals is to build the capacities of local organizations in order for them to sustainably address issues related to women’s employment and other needed supportive services. The CBOs will expand and diversify their involvement on a grass-root level to influence public opinion towards women’s rights to work and ensure financial independence. The expected results of the projects: • Improved coordination and community dialogue among individuals, CBOs and other local authorities • Women and girls in the local communities are empowered • Jordanian and Syrian women refugees have increased awareness on their labour rights • Community level dialogue and reconciliation promoted • Day-care centers and home-based nurseries are established/upgraded • Small and medium projects developed by women in the targeted areas are strengthened • Local campaigns are conducted with the private sector and decision makers to enhance the work environment for women • Educated and vulnerable women are connected with employment and self-employment opportunities • Local communities have increased awareness on women’s labour rights and economic participation • Supportive services to women are provided in the labour market including legal counselling and representation, dialogues between employers and employees, and referrals to existing employment and funding programs.
How to apply
Applicants must send electronic format of the concept note, detailed budget and indicative action plan in separate files not later than (31 October 2022) to the e-mail address: [email protected]