Priorities and funded actions
- To support, advance and implement comprehensive policies to promote women’s full enjoyment of rights, freedom from gender stereotypes, gender equality, including work-life balance, women’s empowerment and gender mainstreaming.
- Priority 1: Equal participation and representation of women and men in political and economic decision making;
- Priority 2: Tackling gender stereotypes, including with a focus on youth, and in advertising and the media.
Among financed activities
- Development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of comprehensive national strategies by Member States’ responsible authorities to achieve equal participation/representation of women and men in politics and economic life;
- Mutual learning and identification/exchange of good practices between Member States’ responsible authorities and/or between relevant stakeholders;
- Development and/or dissemination of high quality tools and/or successful strategies aiming to achieve equal participation/representation of women and men in politics and in economic life and to address gender stereotypes and to provide alternative models;
- Awareness-raising activities, such as seminars, conferences, campaigns, publications, press activities and social media campaigns;
- Developing/strengthening cooperation/networking between key stakeholders, such as national and/or regional/local authorities and/or their associations, equality bodies, civil society organisations, in particular women’s organisations, and increased coalition building;
- Capacity building and training for relevant professionals, in particular awareness-raising activities for professionals working with youth (e.g. in schools or extracurricular activities), or professionals in the media and advertising sectors.
- This call for proposals is an open call for proposals.
- Initial duration of the action: 24 months.
- Be a legal person;
- Be a public or private entity;
- Organisations which are profit-oriented must submit applications in partnership with public entities or private non-profit organisations;
- The project can be either national or transnational;
- The application must involve at least two organisations (applicant and partner).