A new life for women and children who are victims of honour-related violence, forced marriages and female genital mutilation

 

A new life for women and children who are victims of honour-related violence, forced marriages and female genital mutilation

 

A new life for women and children who are victims of honour-related violence, forced marriages and female genital mutilation

 

A new life for women and children who are victims of honour-related violence, forced marriages and female genital mutilation

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What is the New Life Fund?

The aim of the New Life Fund is to help victims of honour-related violence, forced marriages and female genital mutilation/cutting, but also to prevent and combat this violence.

Honour-related violence includes all forms of physical, psychological and sexual violence suffered by young girls or women and their children because of harmful and sometimes criminal traditions.

The Fund’s main aim is to support initiatives that provide victims with concrete and direct help. In so doing, it aims to help turn a harsh reality into a hopeful future.

Both projects in Belgium and abroad are eligible for support from the Fund.

The New Life Fund was created under the auspices of the King Baudouin Foundation

Examples of supported projects

Uncategorized
2020

Amani Initiative

Connected Women (Uganda). Mobile phones are an essential item in most people’s lives as they are used in almost all areas that facilitate socioeconomic empowerment such as access to information,…
Uncategorized
2020

Education & Development Opportunity

The 25 Girls Project. In Uganda, one in four children 15-19 years is pregnant or has a baby, and only one in 10 teenage girls is able to return to…
Uncategorized
2020

Violences et Mariages forcés

Assistance to victims of honour-related violence and forced marriages in the region of Mons. The not-for-profit organisation Violences et Mariages forcés, created in July 2015, pursues two objectives: Prevention through…

Project criteria

General criteria

  • The target group of this Fund is made up of women and children.
  • The project must relate to one or several of the following three themes: honour-related violence; female genital mutilation (FGM); child, early and forced marriages (CEFM).
  • The project must clearly benefit the victims and have a direct impact on them.
  • In principle, operational costs (administration costs, personnel, travel expenses, etc.) cannot be financed.
  • The support is not structural, and in principle organisations can only submit a proposal once. However, extensions are possible in specific cases.

Projects in Belgium

  • Financing up to a maximum of 5,000 euros.

International projects

  • Financing up to a maximum of 10,000 euros.
  • A reliable contact person for the organisation (preferably in Belgium), who is familiar with the context and who is well anchored in the local community.

Do you have questions?

Contact us:

King Baudouin Foundation
Brederodestraat 21
BE-1000 Brussels
T: 02-500 4 555
E: info@newlifefund.org

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