The British Embassy accepting project proposals

The British Embassy in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan is now accepting project proposals with the aim to institutionalise training on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in the health sector, and strengthen health response to GBV in Kazakhstan.

Project proposals to be aimed towards developing E-learning courses that can deliver the following outcomes:

  • increased proficiency of health professionals in complying with the Clinical Protocol on Gender-Based Violence
  • strengthened capacity and expertise of health professionals in following suitable systems to refer GBV survivors within the health system and providing emergency and social care
  • increased awareness of GBV, amongst first responders including ambulance staff, nurses, doctors, police officers, psychologists and social workers
  • increased awareness of GBV amongst the general public, i.e. for people to understand the concept and develop a zero tolerance attitude toward the issue and abusers; for women to know their rights and be aware of the mechanisms available for them to be treated and protected in case they are GBV survivors

The target audience are first responders to emergency calls, including ambulance staff, nurses, doctors, social workers, psychologists and those that may identify cases, e.g. teachers.

Maximum budget limit: USD 38,000.

Purpose of the program: The British Embassy in Nur-Sultan is seeking to support the Government of Kazakhstan in its COVID-19 response plans, including actions on enhancing the GBV response mechanism, and working closely with the Ministry of Healthcare.

Eligibility: The E-Learning courses should be comprehensive, self-standing and accessible in various free platforms including those of the British Government. The courses to be available in Kazakh and Russian languages.

Bids will be assessed against the following criteria:

  • alignment with the above mentioned thematic priorities and outcomes
  • outcomes are achievable within the funding period
  • project design includes clear monitoring and evaluation procedures
  • sustainability demonstrating that project benefits continue after the funding ends
  • risk and financial accountability procedures
  • the organisation’s safeguarding policies that ensure protection of beneficiaries
  • overall value for money

Application Deadline: July 17, 2020

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