Women’s Voice and Leadership – Myanmar

Reporting Organization:Nordic International Support Foundation
Total Budget ($CAD):$ 5,000,000
Timeframe: January 28, 2019 - November 30, 2023
Status: Implementation
Contact Information: Unspecified

Partner & Funder Profiles

Reporting Organization

Nordic International Support Foundation

Participating Organizations

Funders (Total Budget Contribution)

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Country - Total Budget Allocation

Myanmar - $ 4,900,000.00 (98.00%)

Region - Total Budget Allocation

Developing countries, unspecified - $ 100,000.00 (2.00%)

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Areas of Focus

Other - Total Budget Allocation

Economic Development & Empowerment (50 %)

Gender Equality (50 %)

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This project is part of Canada’s Women’s Voice and Leadership Program, which supports local and regional women’s organizations 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, implemented through the Nordic International Support Foundation, provides multi-year funding to approximately 10 to 15 sub-national women’s rights organizations across Myanmar including in conflict areas. Other project activities include: (1) providing fast, responsive support to organizations for discrete activities and short projects to enable timely and strategic responses to unforeseen events; (2) building the capacity of organizations; and (3) supporting network and alliance-building between organizations.

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Target Population

Gender and age: Adult women Adolescent females Children, girls Older adults, women
Total Direct Population: Unspecified
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Capacity of organizations built
Network and alliance-building between organizations supported
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Results & Indicators

Expected Results

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

Achieved Results


  • None Selected
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Associated Projects (If applicable)

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