Health and Rights for Women, Adolescent girls and Children – Expression of Interest

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Academic Unit: Inquire with Unit

Memorial Deadline: Friday 23rd, August 2019

External Deadline:


  • Due to the quota on this opportunity, interested applicants should submit an Expression of Interest to the Associate Director, RGCS via email at
  • The Expression of Interest (maximum 2 pages) should include:
    • Summary of proposal
    • Planned Budget
    • List of Memorial researchers participating
    • Governance plan for administration of funds if awarded 
    • Memorial lead PI should also submit a 2-page CV.
  • The deadline of this Expression of Interest would be August 23
  • The deadline for submission of full applications to RGCS will be October 3, 2019

The Health and Rights for Women, Adolescent Girls and Children call for proposals is part of Canada’s historic investment to promote the health and rights of women and girls around the world, which was announced on June 4, 2019. Proposals sought under this call will adopt a feminist and sustainable approach to improve the health, human rights and well-being of diverse groups of women, adolescent girls and children.


This call for proposals will support projects that improve the quality of, access to, and demand for integrated health services and information for women, adolescents and children at the community, health facility and health system levels. At least 50% of the funding will be allocated to projects that address sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR), particularly for women and adolescent girls, on identified critical gap areas:

  • reproductive health services
  • comprehensive sexuality education
  • family planning and contraceptives
  • safe and legal abortion and post-abortion care
  • sexual and gender-based violence (including child, early and forced marriage, and female genital mutilation and cutting)
  • advocacy activities for SRHR

Ultimate outcome

Under this call, your proposed project must contribute to the achievement of this ultimate outcome:

Additional information. 

Funding Sources

Global Affairs Canada

This opportunity was posted by: RGCS

Last modified: August 12, 2019