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Ensure the Safety of Human Rights Activist Ms. Aminetou Mint El Moctar (President of the Association of Women Heads of Family, AFCF)

It is with dismay that we have learned that the life of the famous human rights activist Aminetou Mint El Moctar (The President of the Association for Women Heads of Household) is seriously threatened.


Program Director

The WR/RR Program Director at Wellspring Advisors oversees all aspects of grantmaking under both the Women’s Rights (WR) and Reproductive Rights (RR) Programs, including developing the program’s strategic framework, maintaining alignment with other programs, and leading and managing team members.

Deadline:         January 31, 2015

Location:         New York City, NY

Organization:  Wellspring Advisors


Charlie Hebdo: "There is no way they will make us put down our pens."

This article, originally published by Open Democracy 50.50 on January 8th, 2014, discusses how many people of Muslim heritage are combatting Islamist ideology by political means and mass mobilisation.


Nepal to Issue Passports with Third Gender

Nepal has announced plans to add a third gender category to passports, following a 2007 Supreme Court ruling recognizing third gender. 


Vietnam Abolishes Ban on Same-Sex Marriage

This article, originally published by Pink News on January 8th, 2014, discusses how the Vietnamese government repealed a ban on same-sex marriage on New Year’s Day. While the government does not officially recognise or provide legal protections for same-sex marriages, weddings can now take place without the threat of fines.


Remedies for Forced Marriage – A Handbook for Lawyers

Remedies for Forced Marriage - A Handbook for Lawyers brings together expert commentaries by lawyers and activists working on the issue of forced marriages and interference with choice in marriage in four different countries: Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and the United Kingdom.


Women at COP 20 Blast Failure for Real Action in Lima: “Time to Stop Calling and Start Doing. Leaders, You Have 12 Months to get it Right.”

As the Twentieth Conference of Parties (COP20) comes to a close, the members of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Women and Gender Constituency, representing hundreds of thousands of women and men from around the world, respond to the failure of the Lima outcome to reflect the urgency of the climate crisis.


Panel discussion (Toronto, Canada)


January, 29, 2015

Toronto, Canada

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Program Officer, Program Learning and Evaluation

The Program Officer will contribute to the design and implementation of the learning, monitoring and evaluation (LME) strategy and to the development and management of a variety of documentation and assessment projects in partnership with local non-governmental organizations.

Deadline:        January 26, 2015

Location:        New York, NY

Organization:  International Women's Health Coalition


Course (Belgrade, Serbia)


August, 16, 2015 - August, 23, 2015

Belgrade, Serbia

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