UN Joint Programme for Promoting the Human Rights of Women

What is the joint programme about?


The overall objective of the Joint Program is to accelerate the implementation of gender equality commitments at the local level and contribute to the development of sustainable capacities to promote, protect and exercise women’s rights and  gender equality in various areas of life. The Joint Program is  implemented in 10 provinces. These provinces are Aydın, Çanakkale, Edirne, Eskişehir, Erzincan, Kahramanmaraş, Kastamonu, Kayseri, Kocaeli and Ordu.

There are 3 components under the Joint Program:

- The Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) component includes the activities that contribute to the capacity improvement of the Local Administrations, Citizen Assemblies, Women’s and Youth Assemblies and local women’s CSOs in providing services in the framework of GRB

- Sabancı Foundation Grant Program aims to provide grants to Women CSOs, Universities that have  gender studies units or local administrations to improve their  capacities and

- Purple Certificate Program aims to enable high school teachers to develop a critical gender perspective.

What is the situation?

The Opening Event of the Joint Program was held on March 1, 2013. In this event, the first call for proposals under Sabancı Foundation Grant Program were announced as well.

What is UNDP’s mission?



The overall objective of the Joint Program is to accelerate the implementation of gender equality commitments at the local level and contribute to the development of sustainable capacities to promote, protect and exercise women’s rights and  gender equality in various areas of life.

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Joint Programme Overview
Focus area:
Democratic Governance
Joint programme number:
00084616
Status:
Ongoing
Joint programme start date:
September 2012
Estimated end date:
September 2013
Budget:
USD 1.700.000
Joint programme funding:
Sabancı Foundation
Delivery in previous fiscal years:
N/A
Amount contributed per year by each project funder
N/A
Location:
Aydın, Çanakkale, Edirne, Eskişehir, Erzincan, Gaziantep, Kahramanmaraş, Kastamonu, Kayseri, Kocaeli, Ordu
UN/National executing agencies:
UNDP, UN Women, Sabancı University
UN/National/NGO implementing partners:
Ministry of Interior, Ministry of National Education, Ministry of Family and Social Policies, Union of Municipalities in Turkey
MDG 3:
Promote gender equality & empower women
Contact Details

Feyhan Evitan Canbay
Programme Coordinator
Tel: +90 312 454 11 02
E-mail: feyhan.canbay@undp.org.tr

Project Documents
Presentation on UN Joint Programme for Promoting the Human Rights of Women