Delegation of the European Union to Central African Republic

Socio-Economic Empowerment through Gender-Responsive Policies, Legislation and Action

03/09/2019 - 11:00
Democracy and Human Rights

A project by Lesotho's women’s rights organisations that aims to contribute towards the development of transformative gender policies and laws and to contribute to the economic empowerment of women, especially survivors of gender-based violence.

Project overview

The Socio-Economic Empowerment through Gender-Responsive Policies, Legislation and Action is a project by Lesotho's women’s rights organisations that aims to contribute towards the development of transformative gender policies and laws, improving knowledge about gender-based violence (GBV) and to contribute to the economic empowerment of women, especially survivors of GBV.

Duration

September 2019 - 2022 (48 months)

Implementing organisation

Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA)

Partners

Federation of Women Lawyers - Lesotho (FIDA) and Gender Links Lesotho (GLL)

Affiliates 

Lesotho National Council of Women (LNCW), the Women’s Law Clinic (WLC), the Migrants Workers Association of Lesotho (MWA-Ls) and the Lesotho Youth Federation

Beneficiaries

Communities in the ten (10) districts comprising of both married and unmarried women, female headed households, pregnant and lactating women, elders, adolescent girls, persons with disabilities, men and boys and LGBTI persons.

Sector

Gender equality, women's empowerment, human rights 

 

EU Contracted amount

EUR 989, 764.64

Funding instrument

European Development Fund (EDF 11) through the Financing Agreement: EU Support to Civil Society

 

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