SouthMed WiA project launches the 2nd Call for Proposals to support greater gender equality in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector

Deadline: 23 February 2018, 12:00 (CET)

The EU co-funded project South Med WiA (Towards Greater Gender Equality: Promoting the Role and Image of Women in the Southern Mediterranean Audiovisual Sector), has launched its 2nd Call for Proposals.The objective of this call is to support projects addressing weaknesses and issues related to gender equality and the under-representation of women in the audiovisual sector in seven Southern Mediterranean countries: Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Tunisia.

The present call includes the following lots:

  • Lot 1: Research activities
  • Lot 2: Training
  • Lot 3: Awareness raising and advocacy


The indicative amount available for the three lots is EUR 420 000. Any grant awarded under this call for proposals will fall between minimum EUR 80 000 and maximum EUR 100 000.

SouthMed WiA will support the beneficiaries of the grants during the implementation of the projects by providing capacity building, networking activities and continuous coaching.

The overall objective of SouthMed WiA is to strengthen the capacities of the film sector operators in the seven target countries to contribute to sustainable development and cultural diversity, by promoting gender equality and enhancing the image of women in the film sector.