Commitment to Action

Girls, Women & the Global Goals: A Multi-Sector Approach

Commitment by

Global Fund for Women

In 2016, Global Fund for Women committed to investing $3 million over a two year period in partnerships that will raise the visibility of women-led organizations removing barriers to gender equality globally. Global Fund for Women will make grants averaging $40,000 to grantee partners through their annual open call for proposals. This commitment will further contribute to the mission of Global Fund for Women to change the systems in which women and girls live and work; and build movements that catalyze transformation for individuals and societies. 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: A Multi-Sector Approach

Launched

2016

Est. Duration

3 years

Estimated Total Value

$6,000,000

Region

Latin America & Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Middle East & North Africa

Commitment by

Global Fund for Women

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

WEConnect International, Clinton Foundation, Vital Voices Global Partnership