Women in the Gran Chaco Americano face barriers to participation in their communities. Fundación ProYungas (ProYungas) provides technical assistance to a network of women’s organizations to develop skills in communication, advocacy and violence prevention and to build strategic relationships with the private and public sectors to promote gender equality. At the IAF, we support community-led solutions to strengthen governance in Latin America and the Caribbean. ProYungas’ activities strengthen grassroots organizations through education and training and build peer-to-peer learning and action networks.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|Strengthening women’s organizations in the Gran Chaco Americano to defend their rights||Argentina||2016 – 2019||$342,150||$533,350||1,500 individuals||25,000 individuals||civic engagement
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WASHINGTON, April 13, 2017 — The Inter-American Foundation (IAF) is pleased to announce Paloma Adams-Allen as its new president and chief executive officer. She will succeed Robert N. Kaplan, who is stepping down to pursue personal interests outside the organization after a successful six and a half Read more ›