Call for proposals to prevent and combat gender-based violence and violence against children

Submission deadline: 13 November 2018
European Union

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The European Union (EU) is seeking proposals for its programme entitled: Prevent and combat gender-based violence and violence against children.

Priorities include but not limited to:

  • Prevention of gender-based violence (GBV): The focus of this priority is on primary prevention, in particular changing social norms and behaviour, in order to end tolerance of all forms of gender-based violence.
    • (Indicative amount: € 2 900 000)
  • Protection and support for victims and witnesses of domestic violence, including through tackling under-reporting, promoting multi-disciplinary cooperation, and capacity building for relevant professionals.
    • (Indicative amount: € 2 900 000)
  • The coordination and/or adaptation of support services for sexual and gender-based violence to include refugees and migrants (children, women, LGBTI persons, men and boys), in particular to ensure their recovery from such trauma.
    • (Indicative amount: € 2 400 000)
  • Prevention and responding to cyber sexual- and gender-based violence (targeting children, women, LGBTI persons, men and boys), such as revenge porn, extortion with the use of sexual imagery (“sextortion”), sexual or gendered online harassment/bullying, grooming, etc.
    • (Indicative amount: € 2 400 000)
  • Promoting the embedding of child safeguarding policies across different settings and sectors, such as sports clubs and organisations, extra-curricular activities and/or leisure/recreation clubs/organisations for children (including faith/church-led; scouts and girl guides, private schools), both as a means to protect and safeguard children as well as to equip staff with the necessary training and guidance.
    • (Indicative amount: € 2 700 000)

For more information and how to apply, visit: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/opportunitie...