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International Programme Manager Democratic Governance

The Manager will work to design and deliver strategic programmes on democratic governance, building coherence between ActionAid’s work at local, national and international levels.

Deadline:         November 12, 2014

Location:         ActionAid Offices

Organization:  ActionAid


Program Officer - Open Places Initiative (OPI)

The program officer will serve as part of a four person team carrying out the grantmaking, monitoring, assessment, technical assistance, convening, and educational activities of the Open Places Initiative.

Deadline:           November 24, 2014

Location:           New York

Organization:     Open Society Fondations


Senior Program Officer

The senior program officer will focus on strategy development, grantmaking, and operational efforts to strengthen women’s organizations and movements and promote economic justice for women.

Deadline:           Open until filled

Location:           New York

Organization:    Open Society Foundations


Syrian Women Working for Peace and Political Action

Syrian women filled the conference room and lobby of a hotel in this border city for one week in late August this year. They were the focus of a “Space for Collaboration” workshop, providing networking and training to women working on political solutions to the Syrian civil war. A majority of the women were civil society activists — who work outside governmental and military structures at strengthening communities and civil institutions — and in Syria they are insistent advocates for peace.


Nominate a Remarkable Refugee for the Women's Refugee Commission Voices of Courage Award

Every year, the Women's Refugee Commission honors refugee, internally displaced, asylum-seeking and resettled women and youth who are working on behalf of their communities. We are currently seeking candidates to honor at our 2015 Voices of Courage Awards luncheon. On April 30, 2015, we will honor displaced women and youth who are developing or leading programs to prevent and respond to gender-based violence (GBV).


Call for applications: Global Environments Summer Academy 2015

The Global Diversity Foundation is pleased to announce GESA 2015: the fifth Global Environments Summer Academy, to be held in collaboration with the Centre for Development and Environment (CDE) at the University of Bern, between 27 July and 14 August 2015. 


Short course (London, UK)


February, 16, 2015 - February, 20, 2015

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

See complete details here

Open Letter: RNDDHM Demands That the 43 Students That Disappeared from the Normal Rural De Ayotzinapa Be Returned Alive

The National Network of Women Human Rights Defenders of Mexico (RNDDHM) demands that the 43 students that disappeared from the Normal Rural de Ayotzinapa (Ayotzinapa Rural Teachers Training School) be returned alive and well with guarantees for the security of human rights defenders, students, and their families in Guerrero.


Update: Egypt – Yara Sallam and Sanaa Seif sentenced to three years' imprisonment alongside 21 others

The trial took place at the Police Institute near Tora. Yara Sallam and Sanaa Seif were in pre-trial detention since their arrest on 21 June 2014. The defence team immediately appealed the verdict and the appeal hearing is scheduled to take place on 9 November 2014.


Call for Papers: Special Issue of the Journal of Human Trafficking

The Journal of Human Trafficking announces a call for papers for a forthcoming special issue entitled Traffickers and Slaveholders: Human Rights Violators in Comparative Perspective. The special issue, Guest Edited by Austin Choi-Fitzpatrick, welcomes original theoretical and empirical contributions on slaveholders and traffickers that address but are not limited to the following topics:



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