APWLD Small Grants for Women in Asia
Asia Pacific Forum on Women, law and Development (APWLD) is currently inviting women’s rights and feminist organizations to apply for the Women2030 Sub-grant:
National Monitoring of the Sustainable Development Goals and Development Justice.
In this Women2030 programme 2020-2021, APWLD will partner and support eight to ten organisations to do monitoring of the SDGs implementation in their country using the Feminist Development Justice as a framework and to carry out advocacy based on it.
APWLD will also support staff from each organisation in regional-level capacity building workshops and provide advocacy or network opportunities.
They will access training and skill shares in media advocacy, data gathering and analysis, research methods, gender assessments, participatory baseline setting and other necessary skills for the project.
The organisation will then share their acquired knowledge and tools with civil society groups locally through a combination of training, meetings, online tools and platforms, etc.
APWLD will provide each partner organisations with a small sub-grant between $18,000 – $20,000 USD to support the employment of a dedicated staff coordinator to carry out the project for 18 months.
Applicants should be non-governmental and non-profit, a feminist, women’s rights and/or women-led organisation from countries in the Asia Pacific region who demonstrate the following:
- Commitment to the enjoyment and realisation of the human rights of women in Asia Pacific, particularly of the most marginalised (young, rural, indigenous, migrant, Dalit women and/or women in other minority groups),
- Able to demonstrate experience in working with grassroots’ communities.
- Since the objective of this project is to monitor and review the Sustainable Development Goals, nationally, it is important that applying organisations are familiar with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development or development-related policies in the national and/or local level.
- Capacity and commitment to fulfil the monitoring programme for the whole18 months;
- Commitment to the feminist Development Justice framework;
- Able to provide a dedicated staff coordinator for the project and to write a Peoples’ Development Justice Report
- Able to bring a broad range of community members, civil society and development actors for consultations.Apply by 17th January.
For more information and application details, see; APWLD Small Grants for Women in Asia