UN Women CFPs: Women’s Leadership, Empowerment, Access & Protection in Crisis Response – Yemen
UN Women has announced a call for proposals for Women’s Leadership, Empowerment, Access & Protection in Crisis Response (LEAP) – Yemen.
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The project support the ongoing international response to the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, now compounded by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, by promoting self-reliance for displaced and vulnerable women in areas affected by the conflict through livelihoods and protection interventions. The project supports women’s access to livelihoods and protection from all forms of violence while supporting them to be agents of change and decision-makers within the current crisis context.
To support the achievement of the project’s intended outcomes, UN Women is looking for partnerships with 2/3 NGOs to deliver on holding consultations with women leaders and youth groups on their priorities for humanitarian response.
Provide capacity building for women and youth CSOs to address the needs, problems and challenges they face within their communities including issues that refugee, IDP’s and returnees are facing and provide dialogue spaces for peace co-existence including organizing awareness raising activities around peacebuilding and peaceful coexistence themes. Activities under this partnership will need to reach and support displaced women and women from marginalized communities affected by the conflict and/or experiencing the detrimental effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The project will be implemented in selected communities in all governorates of Yemen. The selected NGO should work in partnership with all members of the Group of Nine Coalition and Tawafuq.
Output 1.1 Increased capacity and effective engagement of women and organizations prioritizing gender in humanitarian planning and response.
To hold 3 consultations with women and youth groups/civil society/women and young leaders on their priorities for humanitarian response. (Target per each NGO: 50 women participating in consultations)
Output 4.1. Support women organizations to promote and raise awareness of stability and peaceful co-existence in their communities through dialogue and peacebuilding activities
Provide capacity building for women and youth CSOs to address the needs, problems and challenges they face within their communities including issues that refugee, IDP’s and returnees are facing (target per each NGO: 2 NGOs supported)
Create dialogue spaces/ spaces of co-existence (ex: online or offline roundtable discussions that encourage women to act as agents of change and community mediators. (target per each NGO: 2 dialogue spaces established)
Organize awareness raising activities related to peacebuilding, stability, and peaceful co-existence, as well as events related to International Women’s Day (IWD).
The budget range for this proposal should be (Min. $140,000 to Max. $220,000 each NGO)
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In the selection of partners, the following competencies will be considered:
Soundness of technical competency described in the approach to the project to be demonstrated by a track record of successful programmatic interventions;
Capacity to deliver expected results: governance and management competency, and financial and administrative competency, demonstrated by previous partnerships with UN Women or other donor organisations;
Relevance of the mandate and the role of the organization to implement expected results and to contribute to the sustainability of said results, demonstrated by expertise in gender-related work and community outreach.
For more information, visit https://arabstates.unwomen.org/en/what-we-do/programme-implementation/2021/01/call-for-proposals-humanitarian-response-in-yemen