Women’s Rights

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 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 January 7, 2019

Liberia’s Thursdays in Black Campaign Amplifies Efforts to End Gender-Based Violence

Monrovia — Liberia’s Thursdays in Black campaign amplifies efforts to end gender-based violence Lutheran Bishop Seyenkulo sees “potential to change our…

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Posted by in Announcements, News on December 3, 2018

Researching Gender-Based Violence: Methods and Meaning

This course aims to strengthen participants’ knowledge and skills to conduct or commission technically rigorous, ethical and policy- and service-relevant…

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Posted by in News on November 12, 2018

Seychelles: Shelter for Women Victims of Violence Opens in Seychelles

The only shelter for women of gender-based violence has opened in Seychelles, a hidden refuge against dangerous situations. The EU-funded…

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Posted by in News, Uncategorized on October 15, 2018

Job Opportunity: Junior Professional – Violence Against Women Data and Research

The WHO Department of Reproductive Health and Research (RHR) seeks a junior professional interested in gaining work experience in an…

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