Yes! UN Women Kyrgyzstan is announcing a call for proposal for a Responsible Partner (RP) to fulfil the complex set of tasks with the view of promoting favourable social norms, attitudes and behaviours at the institutional, community, and individual level to prevent violence against women and girls (VAWG) and harmful practices (HP) applying innovative Gender Action Learning System (GALS) approach.
The Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (GoKR), European Union (EU) and the United Nations have launched the Spotlight Initiative (SI), a multi-year programme aimed at addressing all forms of violence against women and girls (VAWG), and harmful practices (HP). The SI aims to support transformative change on the ground to end VAWG, in numerous countries globally, including the Kyrgyz Republic. The initiative comes with the highest level of commitment globally and will be governed by the UN Deputy Secretary-General and the Vice President of the EU Commission.
The goal of the Spotlight Initiative (SI) in the Kyrgyz Republic is for all women and girls, particularly those most vulnerable, to live a life free of violence and harmful practices, including child marriage and ala kachuu. It is built around six pillars developed after an extensive global theory of change exercise:
- Policies and legislation;
- Violence Prevention;
- Women’s movement and civil society. Read More