ALIGN micro-grants 2020/21
This call for proposals for funding is now closed.
We are delighted to say we had a very good response to this funding call and have awarded funds to seven organisations:
CCID Cameroon - will carry out research on the prevalence and experiences of GBV faced by nurses and cleaners in hospitals during the pandemic and challenges with reporting incidents.
LIVEI Rwanda – a project mapping and identifying issues and experiences of GBV against LGBTI persons working in civil society organisations in Rwanda.
Rehaat Initiative Malawi – will look at GBV faced by low-income earners and socially-excluded professionals in the workplace in Malawi - domestic and agricultural workers.
SHARE Zimbabwe (part of the Municipal Review) – will examine GBV faced by increasing numbers of local government of female councillors (due to a recent quota system).
TYDT Zimbabwe – a youth-focused organisation who will carry out research on GBV experiences of women in the fast-growing small-scale artisanal mining sector in Zimbabwe.
VHDO Nigeria – a project which will investigate of technology-facilitated violence and abuse of women in the ICT industry in Nigeria, how organizations have responded, strategies that have proven effective and which should be propagated.
YUWA Nepal – a youth-led organisation in Nepal who will look at experiences of GBV and gender norms that surround GBV in the House of Representatives (HOR) of Nepal. Female parliamentarians will be interviewed from various backgrounds, including from urban and rural settings, economic classes, ethnicities etc. will be interviewed.
Please keep an eye on this page for future updates about the research generate from this fund and also about future funding opportunities.