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Posted by in Announcements, News on April 23, 2019

Hivos Southern Africa: Call for Proposals for Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR) Programme

Hivos Southern Africa is seeking proposals for its Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (ASRHR) Programme. Grants will be…

Posted by in 16 Days, News on April 15, 2019

Call for applications: 16 days of Activism against Gender Based Violence and World Aids Day

To commemorate the 16 Days of Activism to end Gender-based violence this year, the African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) is…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on April 8, 2019

Call for Information and Materials: Understanding and Measuring the Effectiveness of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Risk Mitigation in Emergencies

The Harvard Humanitarian Initiative (HHI) and UNICEF are conducting a research project focused on better understanding the outcomes of GBV…

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Posted by in News on April 5, 2019

OAK Foundation Grant: Issues Affecting Women Programme

The OAK Foundation is seeking applications for its Issues Affecting Women Programme with an aim to contribute to a world…

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Posted by in News on March 25, 2019

Africa: UN Discloses Rise in Sex Abuse Cases, Ascribes It to Better Reporting

UN: There was a significant rise in reports of sexual exploitation and abuse involving United Nations staff and affiliates last…

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Posted by in News on March 18, 2019

South Africa: SA Human Rights Lawyer to Receive French Award for Work On Gender-Based Violence

South African human rights lawyer Bonita Meyersfeld will be appointed a Knight of the National Order of Merit by France…

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Posted by in News on March 11, 2019

The Future Women Want: Free of Violence

Uganda: Bakera excelled in school. As a girl who grew up in a rural, poor community, she had, against all…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on February 26, 2019

Call for Applications: 2019 Mama Cash Grant Program

Grant: Applications are open for 2019 Mama Cash Grant program to support women, girls, trans people and intersex people who fight for their…

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Posted by in News on February 11, 2019

Uganda: ‘Curvy’ Tourism Campaign Rattles Feminists

Uganda is on the hunt to find the next Miss Curvy, as part of a new beauty pageant to attract…

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Posted by in News on February 11, 2019

Sierra Leone Declares National Rape Emergency

President Julius Bio has upped the maximum punishment for rape of a minor and called on the country to address…

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