Calls for papers and proposals on gender equality
Gender equality in and through education in emergencies, chronic crisis and early recovery
The Inter-Agency Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE) invites papers and case studies for the commemorative competition marking the first anniversary of the death of Dr. Jacqueline (Jackie) Kirk, a passionate advocate for quality education in emergencies, who had worked with INEE and founded and convened the INEE Gender Task Team. She was killed in August 2008 while working for the International Rescue Committee in Afghanistan.
The competition is open to academic papers and practitioner-authored case studies documenting innovative gender-responsive research, policy or practice in the field of education in emergencies.
Authors can submit work in one of two formats:
• An academic paper which examines an issue related to gender and education in
• A case study that documents an innovative programme or policy related to gender and
education in emergencies.
Prize: $500 for the winning paper in each category
Deadline: November 13, 2009
Download the Call for Papers and Case Studies from INEE's website.
The Fund for Gender Equality
UNIFEM invites proposals (concept notes on innovative, impact-oriented programmes to promote women’s rights) for the Fund for Gender Equality, a unique multi-donor initiative to accelerate progress towards women’s empowerment.
The Fund accepts applications from governmental and non-governmental organizations and/or partnerships between or within these sectors for these types of grants:
• Implementation Grants: from US$2 million to US$5 million distributed over a period of two to four years.
• Catalytic Grants: from US$100,000 to US$500,000 distributed over a period of one to two years.
Deadline: September 30, 2009
Further details on the Fund for Gender Equality's website.