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Call for Proposals: Y+ Global HER Voice Fund 2020

Are you an adolescent girl or young women (AGYW) aged 18-29? Do you reside in Cameroon, Mozambique, Namibia or South Africa? Are you passionate about advocating for the greater involvement of AGYW in decision-making processes and spaces at country and regional level?

The Global Network of Young People Living with HIV (Y+ Global) seeks to recruit the HER Voice Fund Ambassadors from the above-mentioned countries.

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About Y+

Y+ is a global network that aims to strengthen the leadership of young people living with HIV from local to global level, empowering them to be meaningfully engaged in political and programmatic spaces that impact their lives. It all began in 2004, when we realised the need to connect young people living with HIV (YPLHIV) to each other, as well as to global decision-making spaces. This virtual network was a way to ensure young people do not feel alone. We called it Young Positives. When we heard that the Global Network of People Living with HIV (GNP+) was creating a new youth programme, ... read more


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Y+ Global HER Voice Grants

  • Type Entrepreneurs
  • OrganisationY+
  • Country to study -
  • School to study -
  • Course to study Not specified
  • State of Origin
  • Gender Women
  • Application Deadline June 8, 2020

Aim and Benefits of Y+ Global HER Voice Grants

It is a grant scheme funded by ViiV Healthcare and The Global Fund to support adolescent girls and young women in 13 priority countries to engage in the decisions affecting their lives. HER Voice Fund grants amplifies the voices of adolescent girls and young women within the Global Fund and other national processes for health. Each of the priority countries will have an Ambassador who will work closely with the Country Lead and the HER Voice Fund project management unit.


Requirements for Y+ Global HER Voice Grants Qualification

  1. Must be an adolescent girl or young women
  2. Between the age of 18-29
  3. Living within the country which they will be representing
  4. English proficiency required
  5. Solid communication skills, including easing in using Skype, Zoom e.t.c
  6. Experience in working with and advocating for adolescent girls and young women at national or regional level

Key responsibilities and tasks

  1. Be the face of the HER Voice Fund in country- representing the fund and its objectives at key meetings and events
  2. Lead advocacy activities around HER Voice Fund- attending events to talk about the Fund
  3. Work with the Country Lead to monitor high-level country plans, including country-specific advocacy objectives
  4. Meet with grantees and find out what activities are going on in country
  5. Promote the Fund in the media and share implementation stories on various communication platforms
  6. Potential to participate in the Project Advisory Group in the selection of grantees
  7. Potential to participate in regional and global meetings to represent priorities of adolescent girls and young women in the HIV response
  8. Reporting on grantee organisation activities and contributing to reports on progress of the HER Voice Fund.

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Documents Required for Application

  1. A letter of interest not exceeding 300 words clearly explaining why you want to be the HER Voice Fund Ambassador and your experience in advocating or engaging with AGYW at local or country level.
  2. A curriculum vitae (3 pages maximum)
  3. A recommendation letter from a reputable local organization working with AGYW in the country
  4. Copy of your international passport data page


Application Deadline

June 8, 2020


How to Apply

Submit the requested documents through email, [email protected] 

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