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Finnish Government International Gender Equality Prize 2019 (EUR 300,000 Award)

The call for proposals for the International Gender Equality Prize is now open to the public.

Application Deadline: 31st December 2018.

Eligible Countries: International

To be taken at (country): Finland

About the Award: The prize, which will be awarded for the second time in autumn 2019, can go to a person or organisation working to promote gender equality in an internationally significant way.

The prize includes a sum of EUR 300,000, which is intended not for the recipients themselves, but is rather directed to a cause that advances gender equality. Chancellor Merkel granted her prize money (EUR 150,000 in 2017) to an NGO working to promote the rights of women and children in Niger. The organisation, SOS Femmes et Enfants Victimes de Violence Familiale, is using the prize money to build a residential shelter for victims of domestic violence in the Nigerien capital of Niamey.

Type: Contest, Award

Eligibility: The prize will be awarded to a person or organisation that has advanced gender equality in a globally significant way.

Number of Awards: 1

Value of Award: The award sum for the next prize has been increased to EUR 300,000.

How to Apply: Nominate a candidate

The nomination form must be completed in English.

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