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Uganda has over the years committed to promoting gender equality, role of women in development and address issues of Violence Against Women, Girls and Children (VAW/VAC). The country has various good frameworks including the Uganda 1995 Constitution, the Vision 2014; The National Development Plan II; Uganda Gender policy (2007), The Domestic Violence Act (2010); The Prohibition of FGM Act (2010); The Prevention of Trafficking in Persons Act (2009), The Penal Code Act (Amended 2007);The Local Government Act, among others. Institutions such as Ministry of Gender Labour and Social Development, Equal Opportunities Commission; National Planning Authority; other government institutions (MDAs) and CSOs have also promoted gender equality and economic empowerment of women. These institutions have made efforts to address issues of Violence against Women and Girls; Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights. Globally, this call is embedded in the 2030 Agenda for sustainable Development and other frameworks that emphasize the achievement of gender equality and women empowerment.
t’s against this background that UNDP Uganda kindly requests the submission of proposals for UNDP-RFP/UGA20/005 implement Grants for addressing violence against Women and Girls in Mining under the Spotlight Initiative Sector in Amudat, Kasese, Kitgum, Arua and Tororo Districts" as per the detailed requirements of this RFP (attached as PDF document). When preparing your proposal, please be guided by the forms attached hereto as Annex of which a Microsoft Word copy is attached for you convenience.
Proposals may be submitted on or before 17th March, 2020, 15:00 Hours East African Time by following the submission instructions detailed in the solicitation document (RFP)
NOTE: Deadline for submission has been extended to 26th March, 2020