Equitas > Call for application
Equitas is pleased to launch a call for applications to select civil society organizations to participate in the Advancing Gender Equality through Human Rights Education program in Tunisia and Morocco.
Application deadline: July 22, 2022
Information session in French: July 4, 2022, at 2:00 pm
Information session in Arabic: July 4, 2022, at 4:00 pm
Please send an email to Rania DERBEL, MENA regional coordinator (firstname.lastname@example.org) by June 30, 2022
“Advancing Gender Equality through Human Rights Education” is a program conducted in Tunisia and Morocco by Equitas- International Centre for Human Rights Education, in collaboration with local organizations committed to promoting the rights of women and girls. Funded by the Ministère des Relations internationales et de la Francophonie du Québec, this 3-year program (2021-2024) aims to strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations to implement human rights education activities that promote gender equality.
Equitas is a non-profit, non-governmental organization based in Montreal, Canada. Founded in 1967, Equitas works to advance equality, social justice and respect for human dignity through human rights education programs in Canada and around the world.
The purpose of the program is to strengthen the capacity of organizations to implement human rights education activities (training sessions, advocacy or awareness campaigns, etc.) that promote gender equality. To this end, the program provides participating organizations with face-to-face and online training, small grants and support to implement community-based human rights education initiatives, face-to-face and online workshops and coaching sessions, and various networking, support and evaluation activities
By the end of the program, participating organizations should be able to:
This Human Rights education program is based on the principles of experiential adult learning. Most of the content comes from the participants, with the program providing the framework for sharing experiences. The focus is on applying what is learned and developing strategies for action. Ongoing reflection and evaluation play a central role in this learning process.
Here is the schedule of the main activities envisaged in the framework of the program This schedule is subject to change, depending on the needs of the selected organizations or the evolution of the context. (French only, will be available in English soon)
The organizations submitting an application must:
The program is primarily designed for civil society organizations. However, applications from national Human Rights institutions, government agencies, educational institutions or other types of non-profit organizations that have undertaken Human Rights education activities may also be considered.
The applicants from qualified organizations must:
Be fluent in French or Arabic.
Interested organizations must complete the Application Form and nominate 2-4 candidates, at least 50% of whom identify as women, to participate in program activities. The completed form must be submitted online by July 22, 2022.
A selection committee will review all applications received and select organizations to participate in the entire program. In addition, the selected organizations must propose candidates who meet the selection criteria to participate in the various program activities, including the 5-day face-to-face training in Tunis, which is limited to 25 participants from the selected organizations. Based on the requirements detailed above, the committee also considers equitable gender and geographic representation.
Equitas reserves the right to select some or all of the candidates proposed by each organization.
Equitas does not discriminate in the selection of applicants and strongly encourages people with human diversity to apply.
Écrivez à Rania Derbel, coordinatrice régionale MOAN (email@example.com)