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Director for Women's Political Participation Programs

The ideal candidate will have significant experience in the field of women and gender equality; democratic development; campaigns, elections, legislatures, or political parties; and strong political and networking skills.

Deadline:           Open until filled

Location;           Washington, DC

Organization:     NDI 

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Course (Mexico)

When?

July, 12, 2014 - July, 25, 2014

Where?
Mexico

Course (Harvard University)

When?

November, 3, 2014 - November, 5, 2014

Where?
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
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Applications are due to Rebecca Cantor rcantor@hsph.harvard.edu by July 1, 2014. 

Course (Online)

When?

May, 17, 2014 - July, 12, 2014

Where?
Online
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Application deadline 4 May 2015. Click here to apply

UN-NGLS interviews Noelene Nabulivou, Diverse Voices and Action for Equality, Fiji

UN-NGLS interviews Noelene Nabulivou, Diverse Voices and Action for Equality, Fiji and Development Alternatives with Women for a New Era (DAWN), on the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS), to be held in Samoa in September 2014. She reflects on the engagement of women’s movements in the SIDS process, and the need for coherence across all multilateral processes to ensure sustainable development.

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Millions of Afghan Women Register to Vote, Hoping to Have an Impact

As she has for each of the past five days, 70-year-old Shugufa wakes up at 5 a.m. and trudges to a voter-registration center in Karte Seh, a neighborhood in western Kabul. 

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China's detained human rights defender Ms Ge Zhihui transferred to hospital

On 29 March 2014, it was reported that human rights defender Ms Ge Zhihui had been transferred to a Beijing hospital nearly a month after being detained on 1 March 2014. The reason or the time of her transfer to Beijing Public Security Hospital from Fengtai District Detention Centre is unclear. 

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Remembering Irene Fernandez

Front Line Defenders is saddened to learn about the death of Irene Fernandez, an inspiring human rights defender who worked for the rights of migrant workers in Malaysia.

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Sediqa Balkhi: “He said I would die if I went to school again”

Sediqa Balkhi has served two-terms as a Senator on the Meshrano Jirga [Senate] in Afghanistan. She was elected Chair of the Women’s Affairs Committee in the last Senate and is currently Chair of the Civil Society and Human Rights Committee. She is also as a member of the High Council of Peace. Balkhi is the daughter of Seyyed Esmaeil Balkhi, one of the most prominent reformist leaders, freedom campaigners, and a renowned poet and philosopher. Her family spent years living in exile in Iran.

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RightingFinance delivers statement on Partnerships for Financing Sustainable Development

On April 3-4 2014 the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Financing Sustainable Development holds a consultation on the theme “Co-Creating New Partnerships for Financing Sustainable Development,” in the city of Helsinki, Finland. 

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