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Sectors: Co-op & Development, Human Rights

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, International Organisation

Regions: Worldwide

Category: Call for proposals

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Responsible: European commission

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This Call for Proposals aims to contribute to the respect for fundamental human rights and freedoms in Trinidad and Tobago.

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
– Support activities aiming to create enabling environment conducive to tackling Human rights issues in Trinidad and Tobago

Priorities
– Equitable partnerships for capacity development between partnering organisations; these should include mentoring and coaching, peer learning, networking, and building of linkages;
– Strengthening of alliances, coalitions, issue based networks, their internal governance and democratic representation and the inclusion and empowerment of their partners in this Call, particularly those at the grassroots;
– Dissemination of knowledge and use of evidence as a basis for advocacy and action;
– Integration of cross-cutting principles of gender based violence, LGBTI, and prisoners’ rights and non-discrimination, advocacy in these fields and engaging in relevant networks and campaigns.  

Among supported actions

Support activities aiming to address gender based violence
– activities pertaining to advocacy and education designed to specifically target groups to combat stereotypes and to transform negative gender norms amongst the various segments of population;
– public awareness campaigns in mass media to influence public opinion (videos, documentaries, developing apps, television clippings, publishing research findings);
– Support activities aiming to safeguard the rights of Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI):
– public awareness campaigns in mass media to influence public anti – discrimination opinion (videos, documentaries, developing apps, television clippings, publishing research findings);
– campaigns for promoting anti-discrimination legislation.