Project profile — Women’s Voice and Leadership - Caribbean Region

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Women’s Voice and Leadership - Caribbean Region - Overview
Equality Fund (CA-CRA_ACR-3123037939)
2019-03-28 - 2023-12-29
Country / region • West Indies, regional (100.00%)
Sector • Government And Civil Society, General
Women's rights organizations and movements (15171) (100.00%)
Policy marker • Youth Issues (significant objective)
• Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (RMNCH) (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (significant objective)
• ICT as a tool for development (significant objective)
• Gender equality (principal objective)
Description and results


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 being implemented by the Equality Fund (formerly MATCH International Centre) in partnership with the Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice. Twenty to thirty selected grantee organisations from eligible countries in the Caribbean region benefit from multi-year funding to support core programming, as well as responsive short-term funding for new ideas, innovations and emerging opportunities.

Expected results

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) improved management and sustainability of local women’s rights organizations in the Caribbean, particularly those representing vulnerable and marginalized women and girls; (2) enhanced delivery of programming and advocacy by women’s rights organizations to advance gender equality in the Caribbean; and (3) increased effectiveness of national and sub-national women’s rights platforms, networks and alliances to affect gender-sensitive policy change and policy implementation in the Caribbean.



Original budget $829,000
Planned Disbursement $617,599
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