Women’s Voice and Leadership – Ghana


Reporting Organization:Plan International Canada
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 5,000,000
Timeframe: March 25, 2019 - March 31, 2023
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles


Reporting Organization


Plan International Canada

Participating Organizations


  • NGOs

    • Network for Women's Rights in Ghana (NETRIGHT)
    • Women in Law and Development in Africa (WiLDAF)

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)


  • Government and Public Sector

    • Global Affairs Canada (100.00%)
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Location


Country - Total Budget Allocation


Ghana - $ 5,000,000.00 (100.00%)

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Areas of Focus


Other - Total Budget Allocation


Economic Development & Empowerment (50 %)

Gender Equality (50 %)

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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 their activities, building their 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 significant, globally recognized gap in funding and support to women’s rights organizations and movements around the world. This project is implemented by Plan International Canada and Plan International Ghana. It will support up to 24 small and medium-sized local women rights organizations to better advocate for changes in policies and legislation that negatively impact women and their rights and to deliver services to advance gender equality. In addition, up to 65 local women’s organizations will benefit from smaller grants designed to support innovative approaches that will create lasting contributions for women and girls and respond to emerging issues, such as challenging harmful and discriminatory practices and social norms in Ghana. The initiative will also support two national women’s rights networks — WiLDAF and NETRIGHT — to enhance their collective voice to advocate for Ghanaian women’s and girls’ rights and ensure sustainability of the women’s movement in Ghana.

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Target Population


Gender and age: Adolescent females Adolescent males
Descriptors: Urban Rural
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
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Outputs


2 National women’s rights networks supported
24 Small and medium-sized local women's rights organizations supported
65 Local women’s rights organizations benefiting from smaller grants
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Results & Indicators


Expected Results


The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved management, sustainability, performance and innovation of local women’s rights organizations in Ghana; (2) enhanced delivery of quality services and advocacy by women’s rights organizations to advance gender equality; and (3) enhanced collaboration, collective action and innovation of local women’s rights organizations and platforms to advance gender equality and the rights of women and girls in Ghana.

Achieved Results


Unspecified

Indicators


  • None Selected
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