Improving Gender Equity in the Mexican Workplace


Funding Opportunity ID: 335236
Opportunity Number: FOA-ILAB-21-13
Opportunity Title: Improving Gender Equity in the Mexican Workplace
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: Bureau of International Labor Affairs
CFDA Number(s): 17.401
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: U.S. organizations: nonprofits, including any faith-based organizations or community-based organizations; public/state controlled institutions of higher education; private institutions of higher education; for-profit organizations. Non-U.S. organizations: non-U.S. entities, including PIOs as described in 2 CFR 200.1.
Agency Code: DOL-ETA-ILAB
Agency Name: Department of Labor
Bureau of International Labor Affairs
Posted Date: Aug 10, 2021
Close Date: Sep 25, 2021
Last Updated Date: Aug 10, 2021
Award Ceiling: $10,000,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $10,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: The Bureau of International Labor Affairs (ILAB), U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL, or the Department), announces the availability of approximately $10 million total costs (subject to the availability of Federal funds) for one cooperative agreement to fund one technical assistance project in Mexico. The project objective is to improve gender equity in the Mexican workplace by supporting actions to increase the number of women in union leadership, strengthen protections, address discrimination and harassment at work, and augment wages for women. For purposes of this cooperative agreement, gender equity refers to fairness in the treatment of women and men. The project will take a worker-centered approach and engage a range of stakeholders to advance gender equity. In support of this objective, the project will aim to achieve the following outcomes: Outcome 1: Worker organizations advance issues surrounding gender equity, including gender proportionality in leadership and participation in key activities, within their institutions. Outcome 2: Worker organizations undertake sustained action to promote gender equity in the workplace. The duration of the project will be a maximum of 4.5 years (54 months) from the effective date of the award.
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