Commitment to Action

Girls, Women & the Global Goals: Ending Gender-Based Violence

Commitment by

United Nations Women

In 2016, the UN Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women committed to funding $1 million in grants targeting projects and supporting civil society organizations that empower refugee women and girls in an effort to address the issue of sexual and gender based violence experienced by refugee women and girls. Prioritizing countries that have been impacted by the ongoing refugee crisis. This commitment is part of the “Girls, Women & the Global Goals” coalition of multi-sectoral partners convened by No Ceilings, Vital Voices, and WEConnect International. The coalition is working collectively to advance gender equality and the Sustainable Development Goals agenda, particularly focused on the areas of promoting women’s economic participation; addressing violence against girls and women; and advancing women’s leadership in both private and public sectors.

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Commitment

Girls, Women & the Global Goals: Ending Gender-Based Violence

Launched

2016

Est. Duration

4 years

Estimated Total Value

$1,000,000

Region

Middle East & North Africa, Europe

Countries

EGYPT, IRAQ, JORDAN, LEBANON, Macedonia, SERBIA, TURKEY

Commitment by

United Nations Women