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Call for proposals

UN Women is grounded in the vision of equality enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations,works for the elimination of discrimination against women and girls; the empowerment of women; and the achievement of equality between women and men as partners and beneficiaries of development, human rights, humanitarian action and peace and security. Placing women’s rights at the center of all its efforts, the UN Women leads and coordinates United Nations system efforts to ensure that commitments on gender equality are translated into action throughout the world. It provides strong and coherent leadership in support of Member States’ priorities and efforts while building effective partnerships with civil society and other relevant actors.

Under its mandate to support member states to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) gender- related targets in general and in particular SDG 1,2,5 and 15;UN Women Uganda Country Office is pleased to announce a Call for Proposals (see Annex I for detailed guidelines on preparing the Proposals) from women-led Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) with innovative and sustainable programmes on the women’s land rights and the advancement of gender equality and women’s rights to help roll out the women’s land rights programme in target districts in Uganda.

UN Women seeks proposals from women-led NGOs and other NGOs with strong track record in advancing Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. Such NGOs will have proven capacity to develop and implement a programme to change social norms and perceptions that condone and perpetuate discrimination of women and girls in controlling and owning land and other properties with all its related benefits.

The call for proposals is specific to programmes that seek: (ai) To increase awareness among target communities of gender norms and relations that promote women’s property and land rights (a ii)To increase awareness among women of their role and responsibility in wealth creation and sustainable development of their communities. (c) To strengthen policy, regulatory and institutional framework that promotes women’s land tenure security and property rights (b) To strengthen the capacity of land registry institutions to improve systems and ease access for women

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