Call: Action grants to educate and raise the awareness of girls and boys about gender-based violence as a way to prevent it at an early stage
Rights, Equality and Citizenship
|Type of Fund||Action programme|
|Description of programme |
"Rights, Equality and Citizenship"
The general objective of the Programme shall be to contribute, in accordance with Article 4 of the Treaty on the EU (TEU), to the further development of an area where equality and the rights of persons as enshrined in the TEU, in the Treaty of the Functioning of the EU (TFEU), in the Charter of fundamental rights of the EU and in the international human rights conventions to which the Union has acceded, are promoted, protected and effectively implemented.
To achieve the general objective, the Programme has the following specific objectives:
Amongst others, the specific objectives shall be pursued through:
|Description of programme |
"Progress Programme: Anti-discrimination and Gender Equality strands"
PROGRESS is the EU's employment and social solidarity programme. It was established to support financially the implementation of the objectives of the European Union in employment, social affairs and equal opportunities.
With regard to the programme Rights, Equality and Citizenship, PROGRESS covers both gender equality and tackling discrimination themes.
Action grants to educate and raise the awareness of girls and boys about gender-based violence as a way to prevent it at an early stage
|Description of call
"Action grants to educate and raise the awareness of girls and boys about gender-based violence as a way to prevent it at an early stage"
Proposals shall complement the efforts of the EU in combating gender-based violence. Applicants shall explain and demonstrate how their proposals are aligned with the respective EU policies and with the documents published by the European Commission.
This call will cover one or more of the following activities:
Activities can be carried out in formal and informal education or other contexts. Applicants should reflect on the framing of messages and the use of specific messengers (such as youth leaders, local celebrities, sports coaches etc.) when developing such awareness-raising and education activities. Pre-testing of messages among the target group is strongly encouraged. Multi-component campaigns, combining different methods of awareness-raising and education, are particularly encouraged.
Activities endorsing or reinforcing gender stereotypes
or gender norms that are harmful, justify gender-based violence and contribute to victim-blaming will not be funded. Any messages,
images or materials developed in the context of this call should be sensitive, challenge gender stereotypes (for instance,
avoid representing women as passive victims and all men as perpetrators) and should in no way stigmatise victims or any specific
|Thematic Focus||Education, Capacity Building, Human Rights, European Citizenship, People with Disabilities, Equal Rights|
|Funding area|| EU Member States |
Iceland / Ísland
|Select Origin of Applicant|| EU Member States |
Iceland / Ísland
|Eligible applicants||International Organization, Lobby Group / Professional Association / Trade Union, Public Services, Enterprise (more than 250 employees or not defined), Federal State / Region / City / Municipality / Local Authority, Education and Training Centres, , , Research Institution, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, SMEs (between 10 and 249 employees), , Microenterprises (fewer than 10 employees), NGO / NPO, Other, National Government, Start Up Company, University|
|Applicant details|| The applicants and partners
must be public entities or private organisations or international organisations. Organisations which are profit-oriented must
submit applications in partnership with public entities or private non-profit-oriented organisations. |
|Project Partner Details||The application must be transnational and involve organisations from at least two participating countries|
|Project duration max||24 months|
|Type of Funding||Grant|
|Financial details|| The total call budget is 2 000 000 €. |
The EU grant applied for cannot be lower than 75 000 €.
The funding under the Justice and the REC programmes is based on the co-financing principle - unless otherwise specified in the call notice the grant cannot constitute more than 80% of overall eligible project costs.
|Submission||Applications in response to this call are only possible via the Electronic Submission System. In order to use this system all participants (applicant and partners) first need to create a user account, the so-called ECAS account. To do so, you simply need to access the Participant Portal: http://ec.europa.eu/research/participants/portal/desktop/en/home.html|