This is a Notification of Funding Opportunity (NOFO)NOFO Title:
Ending Violence against Women and Girls Activity NOFO Number:
March 16, 2023Deadline for Questions:
March 28, 2023Closing Date:
May 2, 2023Closing Time:
Cairo local timeEnding
violence against women and girls requires multi-faceted responses and commitment from all stakeholders, including government, public international organizations, civil society, religious and community leaders, academic institutions, and other citizens.
The term Violence against Women and Girls includes female genital mutilation and/or cutting, child, early and forced marriage and seasonal marriage as a form of trafficking in persons.To achieve the overarching goal of working to end violence against women and girls, the Ending Violence against Women and Girls Activity will focus on two approaches:(i) prevention by supporting positive social norm change to end violence against women and girls through local and national outreach efforts; promoting targetedcommunity-led initiatives and strengthening the implementation of legal and policy framework criminalizing violence against women and girls, and(ii) response by expanding access to quality integrated violence against women and girls services and responsive interventions such as medical, psycho-social, and legal support through building the capacity of first responders and supporting an integrated referral mechanism for all victims of violence against women and girls.The Activity responds to the U. S. Government’s and the Government of Egypt’s (GOE) shared policy priorities on gender equality and female empowerment.Attached is the full Notification of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).