Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme



Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme

Name of Call

Description of Call

Deadline

Support dialogue and exchange of best practice in fostering tolerance and mutual respect.

Dialogue and exchange of best practice will assist Member States and national practitioners in fostering tolerance and mutual respect including through the correct and full implementation of the provisions of the EU Framework Decision on combating certain forms and expressions of racism and xenophobia by means of criminal law, and in developing tools and practices to effectively prevent and combat bias-motivated crimes.

The priorities of this call for proposals are: grassroots projects on preventing and combating Anti-Semitism and anti-Muslim hatred and intolerance; projects on preventing and combating homophobia and transphobia; projects promoting the development of tools and practices to prevent, monitor and combat online hate speech; and projects to create better understanding between communities. 

Activities may include: exchange of good practices and strengthened cooperation; development of monitoring and transparent tools; capacity building and training, awareness raising campaigns, and support to community leaders and local authorities.

January 5, 2017

Action grants to educate and raise the awareness of girls and boys about gender-based violence as a way to prevent it at an early stage

 

As part of its work to combat gender-based violence, the Commission aims to prevent its incidence, encourage reporting and protect and support victims. The aim of this call is to contribute to education and awareness-raising to prevent and combat gender-based violence, in particular by changing attitudes and behaviours towards the phenomenon. Such education and awareness-raising should focus on providing girls and boys (under 18 years old) with information and skills related to gender equality, healthy relationships, gender stereotypes and roles, respect for others etc. 

This call will cover one or more of the following activities:

- Education and awareness-raising activities, such as campaigns, exhibitions, workshops;

- Capacity-building and training for professionals and volunteers who come into contact with girls and boys and who are or will be involved in education to end gender-based violence, including teachers and teacher educators, peer mentors, school counsellors, sports coaches, youth leaders, organisers of extra-curricular activities and similar professionals and volunteers.

March 8, 2017

Action grants to promote the access to justice and support of victims of gender-based violence and the treatment of perpetrators

 

The aim of the call is to contribute to the protection of and the support of victims of gender-based violence and the enforcement of legislation supporting such victims, as well as to the treatment of perpetrators of such violence. To ensure access to justice, protection and support, it aims to empower victims to report gender-based violence.

This call will cover one or more of the following activities:

- Capacity building and training for professionals

- Capacity-building and training in relation to gender-specific and, if relevant, child-specific, issues, in particular for professionals

- Specific support programmes targeting in particular some of the most vulnerable victims of gender-based violence

- Awareness-raising activities, training and sharing of best practice among practitioners and/or support services.

March 8, 2017