Project profile — Women Reclaiming Agency in Peacemaking


Strategic Initiative for Womenin in the Horn of Africa
2021-09-21 - 2023-12-30
Global Affairs Canada
IFM International Security

Country / region 

• Ethiopia (25.00%)
• Somalia (25.00%)
• South Sudan (25.00%)
• Sudan (25.00%)


• Government And Civil Society, General: Women's rights organisations and movements, and government institutions (15170) (100.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (principal objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (not targeted)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (not targeted)
• Climate change mitigation (not targeted)
• Climate Change Adaptation (not targeted)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (not targeted)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (not targeted)
• Nutrition (not targeted)
• ICT as a tool for development (not targeted)


This project aims to increase the influence of women peacebuilders and women, peace and security activists to contribute more effectively to a broad spectrum of peacebuilding initiatives. Project activities include: (1) working to build the capacity of women activists across Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan; (2) strengthening national and regional networks; and (3) helping to create a more conducive environment receptive to women’s inclusion in decision-making.

Expected results 

The expected outcomes for this project include: (1) increased engagement by women peace and security activists with national, regional and global mechanisms and platforms related to the Woman, Peace and Security agenda; (2) strengthened capacity, coordination and collective action of women peace and security activists; (3) enhanced public support for a women’s agenda in peace and security policy; and (4) enhanced capacity of women journalists in Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $182,160
Planned disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
02-06-2023 Disbursement $101,803
19-02-2024 Disbursement $235,673
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Bilateral
Type of aid Project-type interventions
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