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ICT for Empowerment of Women and Girls

By Martin Obuya - Tuesday 25th September 2012 0 comments


Call for Proposal #2: ICT for empowerment of women and girls. Deadline October 18th, 2012 Sida invites civic organisations and other relevant actors to apply for funding, for initiatives where information and communications technology is being used to increase women's and girls’ use and access to ICT in developing countries. The specific objective of this call for proposals is to increase socio-economic equality between women and men by ensuring equal access to technology and equal opportunities for men, women, boys and girls to use ICT in an open society. This call for proposals is linked to the Swedish Government’s Strategy for Capacity Development and Collaboration 2011-2013. This strategy aims to support the provision of good skills and high capacity among various actors to facilitate the effective use of, and access to, Information and Communication Technology for Development (ICT4D). For guidelines*, application forms, eligibility and assessment criteria, and related docu