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Elrha has announced the Innovation Challenge for Innovative Responses to Intimate Partner Violence in Humanitarian Settings.

IPV is one of the most prevalent forms of GBV in both humanitarian and nonhumanitarian settings. What Works to Prevent Violence (2018) “What works to prevent violence against women and girls in conflict and humanitarian crisis” that causes physical, psychological or sexual harm to those in the relationship”. WHO (2012) “Intimate partner violence”.  The overwhelming global burden of IPV falls on women and girls. IPV can affect women of all ages and results in short and long-term physical, sexual and reproductive, and mental health problems that can be severe and life-threatening. AoR helpdesk (2020) “GBV AoR helpdesk research, evidence and learning digest”.

Global estimates indicate that about 1 in 3 (35%) women worldwide have experienced either physical and/or sexual intimate partner violence or nonpartner sexual violence in their lifetime. This rate can be much higher in emergencies as IPV can be exacerbated by factors such as worsening poverty and social fragmentation, as well as the collapse of public services.

Funding Information

        Elrha have a total budget of 500,000 GBP available for this Innovation Challenge. From this, they envisage funding a selection of IPV response interventions with varying budgets, generally between 50,000 and 175,000 GBP per project. From this, they envisage funding a selection of IPV response interventions with varying budgets, generally between 50,000 and 175,000 GBP per project. Please consider the range provided as suggestive, and align proposed budgets and timelines with your project’s ambition.

        Each project is expected to last between 12 and 21 months. All project-related activities must complete by 30 November 2022.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to apply for the Challenge, your application must meet the following requirements:

        The lead applicant organisation must be a legally registered entity (ie, academic/research institution, government, international non-governmental organisation, national non-governmental organisation, private company, Red Cross/Red Crescent movement, United Nations agency or programme, or civil society organisation). Applicants are expected to provide relevant evidence (eg, registration document) at the EoI stage.

        Your application must include a partnership with an operational humanitarian organisation and a local organisation with experience providing services that specifically support women and girls (either organisation could be the lead, or a single organisation could represent both).

        Local organisations with experience providing services that specifically support women and girls could be offering a diverse range of services including, but not limited to, GBV services, maternal and sexual reproductive health programmes, safe space programmes, after-school programmes or economic empowerment.

        Your application must focus on an IPV response intervention in a humanitarian setting. Where safe, ethical and relevant, they particularly encourage applicants to focus on acute humanitarian settings where the contributing factors to IPV are most exacerbated. They also encourage applicants to consider the existing activities in any given context and the potential burden on stakeholders when choosing project location.

        Your application must propose an innovative IPV response intervention that meets the needs of and maintains the safety and security of women and girls. Proposed IPV interventions can be either new interventions or adaptations of interventions from development settings to humanitarian settings. To be considered innovative, interventions must contain new elements that represent an improvement on existing practice. You will be expected to outline the key hypotheses that your innovation makes, and test these over the grant period.

        You will be expected to generate learnings on the effectiveness of your intervention and/or improved performance compared to current practice by the end of the funding period. Given the project timelines, this can be indicative effectiveness. This means that, while they expect projects to be at different levels of development when applying (eg, from early stage ideas to existing interventions in need of adaptations), you will be expected to justify how you will be able to speak to the (indicative) effectiveness of your IPV intervention by the end of the grant period.

Deadline: 07-Aug-20 For more information, visit https://www.elrha.org/funding-opportunity/innovation-challenge-responses-to-intimate-partner-violence/