“I believe in a world in which every woman and girl is safe, where her voice is heard and her choices are respected.” - European Commissioner for International Partnerships Jutta Urpilainen.

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Vacancies and calls for proposals

Timor-Leste: UN Women Expression of Interest for Establishing a Forum on ending VAWG. Closing date: 18 September 2020

Timor- Leste: UN Women Call for Proposals, Strengthen and support CSOs to design, implement and monitor programming on ending VAWG. Closing date: 18 September 2020

Afghanistan: Women Peace and Humanitarian Fund, Call for Proposals. Closing date: 6 November 2020

Spotlight Initiative Secretariat: Expression of Interest - Women’s Funds to sub-grant funds to local and grassroots women’s organizations working on ending violence against women and girls. Closing date: Ongoing 

Global: UN Women global roster of EVAWG experts. Closing date: ongoing

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