Women’s Voice and Leadership – Caribbean Region


Reporting Organization:Equality Fund
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 4,800,000
Timeframe: March 28, 2019 - December 29, 2023
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles


Reporting Organization


Equality Fund

Participating Organizations


  • NGOs

    • Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)


  • Government and Public Sector

    • Global Affairs Canada (100.00%)
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Location


Region - Total Budget Allocation


Caribbean - $ 4,800,000.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus


Other - Total Budget Allocation


Gender Equality (100 %)

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Description


This project is part of Canada’s Women’s Voice and Leadership Program, which supports local and regional women’s organisations and networks that are working to promote women’s rights, and advance women’s empowerment and gender equality in developing countries. This is done by supporting activities, building institutional capacity, and promoting network and alliance-building as women’s rights and feminist organizations are critical agents of change. The Program also responds to the globally recognized, significant gap in funding and support to women’s rights organizations and movements around the world. This project is being implemented by the Equality Fund (formerly MATCH International Centre) in partnership with the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice. Twenty to thirty selected grantee organisations from eligible countries in the Caribbean region benefit from multi-year funding to support core programming, as well as responsive short-term funding for new ideas, innovations and emerging opportunities.

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Target Population


Gender and age: Adult women Adolescent females Children, girls
Descriptors: LGBTQ2I Communities
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
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Outputs


Unspecified

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Results & Indicators


Expected Results


The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved management and sustainability of local women’s rights organizations in the Caribbean, particularly those representing vulnerable and marginalized women and girls; (2) enhanced delivery of programming and advocacy by women’s rights organizations to advance gender equality in the Caribbean; and (3) increased effectiveness of national and sub-national women’s rights platforms, networks and alliances to affect gender-sensitive policy change and policy implementation in the Caribbean.

Achieved Results


Unspecified

Indicators


  • None Selected
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Sub Projects


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