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Egyptian Poet Goes on Trial Accused of Contempt of Islam

This article, originally published by Reuters on January 28th, 2015, discusses how a prominent Egyptian poet could face up to three years in jail over a Facebook post in which she criticized the slaughter of animals at a Muslim festival, a case which rights activists say shows how the government is muzzling free speech.

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CSBR Coordinator

The Coordinator will be working in consultation with the team, ensure effective coordination and implementation of the work, facilitate the sharing of critical resources about the CSBR and its work with all member organizations, as well as the public, media and governments.

Deadline:         February 10, 2015

Location:         Surabaya, Indonesia

Organization:   Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies

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Senior Major Gifts Officer

The new Senior Major Gifts Officer will be responsible for all development activities in key locations including San Francisco, Los Angeles and Seattle, WA. and will build a broader base of major donors throughout this geographic region.

Deadline:           March 1, 2015

Location:           Bay Area, CA, USA

Organization:    Center for Reproductive Rights

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Communications Internship summer/autumn 2015

We are looking for a Communications Intern to join the innovative and challenging work here at WILPF for the summer and autumn of 2015. You will work with web editing, write articles/blog posts for our website, coordinate and contribute pieces to our newsletters, help us promote our causes on social media sites.

Deadline:        March 6, 2015

Location:        Geneva, Switzerland

Organization: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom

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Senior Gender Advisor, Cambodia Agricultural

GRI is currently seeking a Senior Gender Advisor for upcoming agricultural development programs in Cambodia. The Advisor will have overall accountability to ensure strategic development, delivery of project results, and client satisfaction for women’s agricultural development project components.

Deadline:         Open until fillled

Location:         Cambodia

Organization:   Gender Resources Inc.

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Gender Specialists, Arab Women’s Enterprise Fund (AWEF)

GRI is currently seeking short and long term Gender Specialists for the anticipated DFID-funded “Arab Women’s Enterprise Fund” (AWEF) program. The program will seek to increase the participation of 150,000 poor women in focus markets as producers, entrepreneurs, and employees.

Deadline:        Open until fillled

Location:        Middle East

Organization:  Gender Resources Inc.

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Gender Advisors, “Unleashing Business for Shared Prosperity in Burma.”

GRI is currently seeking Gender Advisors for the anticipated DFID-funded “Unleashing Business for Shared Prosperity in Burma.” The program will aim to improve economic opportunities for poor people in Burma by unleashing the potential of business.

Deadline:          Open until filled

Location:          Burma

Organization:    Gender Resources Inc.

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Boko Haram Attacks Key Nigerian City of Maiduguri

This article, originally published by BBC on January 25th, 2015, discusses the attack by Nigerian Islamist Boko Haram fighters on the strategically important north-eastern city of Maiduguri, with dozens reported dead.

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Why Myanmar Is Committing a Slow Genocide against Nearly Two Million Rohingya Muslims

This article, originally published by Human Wrongs Watch on January 26th, 2015, analyzes why Myanmar’s slow Rohingya genocide is a brilliant strategy that kills several birds with a single stone – as far as the country’s ruling military Bama regimes are concerned.

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Nigeria: 12 Arrests at Party; Police Call It 'Gay Wedding'

This article, originally published by Erasing 76 Crimes on January 27th, 2015, discusses how the Sharia police in northern Nigeria have arrested 12 “feminine” young men in the middle of a party that police allege was actually a gathering to celebrate a gay wedding.

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