Tools for Reducing the Risks of Child Labor and Unacceptable Conditions of Work in Women’s Economic Empowerment Initiatives

The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U. S. Department of Labor announces the availability of approximately $ 1. 5 million total costs for one or more cooperative agreements to fund a project to integrate the issues of child labor alleviation and acceptable conditions of work into women’s
credit:

economic empowerment initiatives.

The project intends to support service providers and policy makers when working with women entrepreneurs to ensure women-led enterprises can improve livelihoods responsibly without resorting to child labor or harmful labor practices.

The project’s outcomes include:
Outcome 1:
Increased understanding of child labor and acceptable conditions of work in the context of women’s economic empowerment initiatives.

Outcome 2:
Increased availability of tools to integrate child labor awareness and acceptable conditions of work into women’s economic empowerment initiatives.

Outcome 3:
Demonstrated effectiveness of tools in mitigating child labor and unacceptable conditions of work in women’s economic empowerment initiatives.

Outcome 4:
Increased awareness and adoption of tools to integrate child labor awareness and acceptable conditions of work into women’s economic empowerment initiatives by a broad range of stakeholders.The duration of the project will be a maximum of 4 years (48 months) from the effective date of the award.
Agency: Department of Labor

Office: Bureau of International Labor Affairs

Estimated Funding: $1,500,000





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://www.dol.gov/ilab/

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants may include any commercial, international, educational, or non-profit organizations, including any faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, or public international organizations (PIOs), capable of successfully fulfilling the objectives identified in the Funding Opportunity Description.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.dol.gov/ilab/

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
whittington.e@dol.gov

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2017-09-11

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2017-10-15



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