Name of organization/institution
Mercy Corps Netherlands
Civil Society Organization
Description of your organization/institution
Mercy Corps is a global team of humanitarians, working together on the front lines of today’s biggest crises to create a future of possibility, where everyone can prosper. Our mission to alleviate suffering, poverty and oppression by helping people build secure, productive, and just communities. Mercy Corps Netherlands was established in 2017 and is an integral part of the global organisation. Based in The Hague, our growing team focuses on supporting European-funded programmes across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, building new partnerships with stakeholders in the Netherlands, and working closely with policy-makers to ensure that our research and programmatic evidence informs development cooperation and humanitarian policies and practices.
1. Participation - More women hold leadership positions, and women participate equally and meaningfully in decision-making processes at every level in the interests of peace and security, including conflict prevention and resolution, peacebuilding, protec, 2. Prevention - Conflict prevention and the prevention of violent extremism, including of related violence against women and girls, is based on the human rights approach and starts from the principle of human security. Prevention policy and its implementa, 3. Protection - Women and girls, as well as men and boys, in and from conflict situations, are protected against all forms of conflict-related violence, including sexual and gender-based violence. Their rights are safeguarded and enforceable, 4. Relief, reconstruction and recovery - Meet the needs and contribute to the empowerment of women and girls
1.1 Enhanced enabling conditions for equal and meaningful participation of women and girls, 1.2 Support for meaningful participation women- and diaspora organisations, human rights defenders and peace builders who work on women’s rights and gender equality
2.2 Countering radicalisation, violent extremism and terrorism policies respect operational space of women’s organisations, human rights defenders and peace builders
3.1 Women and girls have access to security and justice systems
4.1 Improved physical, mental, psycho-social health of women and girls, 4.2 Improved socio-economic position women and girls
5.3 Organisations have positive gender norms; specific focus on role men and boys
What type of investments will you make to contribute to the selected outcome(s)?
Policy, Advocacy, Progammitic
Iraq, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Yemen, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Somalia.
What is the time frame for your pledged outcome(s) and investment(s)
5 years - 2025