Young women empowerment and teamwork through law reform - A program for the state of Chihuahua, Mexico.

The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the United States Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, invites all eligible organizations (see Section C for Eligibility Requirements) to submit a proposal for a grant to design and implement a program to foster young women empowerment, and teamwork while learning

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about the recent law reforms regarding oral trials and the use of alternative tools for conflict resolution in young women in the state of Chihuahua for a period of up to twelve months in calendar years 2018-2019 The applicant will be expected to design a program for 50 young women ages 14-18 taking high school studies in multiple locations in the state of Chihuahua, Mexico, that must include—but not limited to—the cities of Chihuahua and Ciudad Juarez and preferably also includes the communities of Parral, Delicias, Cuauhtemoc, Nuevo Casas Grandes, and Camargo.

Proposals that include oral trials coaching clinics and mock trials tournaments are highly encouraged.

All proposal narratives must be submitted in English.

As a result of the program, participants should demonstrate positive changes in their desire, confidence, and ability to complete their education in law programs and improve their communities while increasing their confidence in women’s political participation under a culture of lawfulness.

They should also demonstrate an increased appreciation for gender equality and inclusion and intention to promote the same with their peers.

Please note the application package and Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) document attached for details on this proposal.

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Agency: Department of State

Office: U.S. Mission to Mexico

Estimated Funding: $10,000

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Applications may be submitted by any not for profit or educational entity that: (a) is organized under the laws of Mexico or the United States of America, (b) has its principal place of business or operations in Mexico or the U.S., with the ability to produce programs in Mexico, (c) is majority beneficially owned by individuals who are citizens or lawful permanent and residents of Mexico or the U.S., and (d) is managed by a governing body the majority of which are citizens or lawful permanent residents of Mexico or the U. S. Organizations may submit applications individually or in partnership with other international or local organizations.

Partnerships with governmental organizations may also be considered where a sub-national or national governmental organization may contribute expertise, staff or resources to achieving a program objective; however, the prime applicant must meet the eligibility criteria outlined above.

Partnerships do not require cost sharing or leverage, but cost sharing is strongly encouraged and will be considered as a factor in cost effectiveness.Individuals or for- profit organizations are ineligible to submit proposals.

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