Project profile — Women's Voice and Leadership - Burkina Faso

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Overview

Overview

Women's Voice and Leadership - Burkina Faso - Overview
CA-3-D004661001
$4,200,000
Oxfam-Québec (XM-DAC-22501)
2019-03-20 - 2023-12-29
Operational
Country / region • Burkina-Faso (100.00%)
Sector • Government And Civil Society, General
Women’s equality organisations and institutions (15170) (100.00%)
Policy marker • Gender equality (principal objective)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
Description and results

Description

This project is part of Canada’s Women’s Voice and Leadership Program, which supports local and regional women’s organisations and networks that are working to promote women’s rights, and advance women’s empowerment and gender equality in developing countries. This is done by supporting activities, building institutional capacity, and promoting network and alliance-building as women’s rights and feminist organizations are critical agents of change. The Program also responds to the globally recognized, significant gap in funding and support to women’s rights organizations and movements around the world. This project is implemented by Oxfam-Québec. Specifically, this project aims to strengthen the capacity of organizations that work to defend the rights of women and girls and to promote gender equality in their communities in Burkina Faso. The project focuses on three key aspects within beneficiary organizations: institutional and management capacity, quality of service delivery to women and girls, and the effectiveness of their joint actions in support of public policies that benefit women and girls.

Expected results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) the integration of innovative approaches and the improvement of the management and sustainability of local women's rights organizations in Burkina Faso; (2) improving the performance of programming and advocacy, as well as the delivery of quality programmes and services by women's rights organizations to advance gender equality in Burkina Faso, including through innovative approaches; and (3) improving the effectiveness of national and subnational women's rights platforms, networks and alliances to change gender policies and contribute to their implementation in Burkina Faso.

Financials

Financials


Original budget $800,000
Planned Disbursement $1,014,505
Transactions
Transaction Date Type Value
06-07-2022 Disbursement -$551,803
06-07-2022 Disbursement $521,399
06-07-2022 Disbursement $551,803
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Related information

Related information

Women's Voice and Leadership - Burkina Faso - Related information
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