Call for proposals to prevent and combat sexual harassment and/or sexual violence against women and girls

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We have the pleasure to inform you that a call for proposals related to violence against women (Daphne) under the Rights, Equality and Citizenship program has just been published by the European Commission.

Please note that applications must be submitted by legally constituted public or private organizations, or international organizations. Bodies and organizations which are profit-oriented can apply, be it as applicant or as partner, only in partnership with non-profit or public organizations. Applicant and partners must be legally established in an eligible country (EU Member State and Iceland).

The project must be transnational and must be submitted by a partnership of eligible organizations. For the purpose of this call, the proposal must be submitted by organizations (applicant and partner(s)) from at least three different eligible countries (EU Member States and Iceland). Please note that any associate partners participating in the project are not counted for the purposes of this criterion.

1.Title of the call for proposals together with reference number

Action grants to support transnational projects to combat sexual harassment and sexual violence against women

JUST/2015/RDAP/AG/SEXV

2.Link to the Internet page where documents of the call can be consulted

http://ec.europa.eu/justice/grants1/calls/2015_action_grants/just_2015_rdap_ag_sexv_en.htm

3.Priorities of the call for Community financing

The priority of this call is to prevent and combat sexual harassment and/or sexual violence against women and girls, in particular in one or more of the following contexts: the workplace, in schools and universities and through new technologies and social media.

This call will fund activities on:

·         training and cooperation of relevant professionals (health services, police, the judiciary, social workers, teachers, employers, trade union representatives, university staff etc.) to better prevent and respond to these forms of violence, including through the establishment of formal or informal procedures and support programmes to respond to cases;

·         development and practical implementation of modules and/or materials to train and educate children (boys and girls), young people, men and/or women to prevent sexual harassment and/or sexual violence in these contexts by bringing about attitudinal and behavioral changes with regard to gender roles, stereotyping and sexualisation, and to educate about the unacceptability of such violence and raise awareness of victims’ rights.

4.Deadline for submitting applications

13 October 2015, 12:00 CET

5.Information on how to apply

Information regarding the electronic submission in PRIAMOS:

http://ec.europa.eu/justice/grants/priamos/index_en.htm

6.Functional mailbox where additional information can be solicited

Questions may be sent by e-mail to the following functional email address.

EC-REC-CALLS@ec.europa.eu

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