Press Release

USAID Awards $500,000 to Local Organizations in Africa and Europe to Address Gender-Based Violence

USAID announces funding to grantees in North Macedonia, South Africa, Nigeria, Botswana, and Bosnia and Herzegovina for projects that will reduce gender-based violence.


Hear about the Collective Action to Reduce Gender-Based Violence (CARE-GBV) Small Grants Program and the selected grantees who will build organizational cultures promoting self-care and wellness for staff to strengthen the quality of GBV programming. Through this funding, USAID seeks to address burnout and secondary trauma often experienced by staff of GBV organizations, and support these grantees in elevating staff wellness and resiliency in GBV programming; fill global data gaps related to self-care and wellness among them; and build on learning from the COVID–19 pandemic.

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