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Landmark Gay Rights Case Will Challenge Homophobic Laws in Trinidad & Tobago and Belize

This article, originally published by The Independent on March 17th, 2015, discusses how Maurice Tomlinson, a gay rights activist, will challenge the governments of two Caribbean islands to overturn a law that prevents gay people from entering their countries.

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Egypt Charges Police Officer for Shaimaa al-Sabbagh's Death

This article, originally published by Al Jazeera on March 17th, 2015, discusses how Egypt's state prosecutor has referred a police officer to trial for allegedly shooting to death Shaimaa al-Sabbagh during a peaceful rally in central Cairo.

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Call for action: Time for Women to lead!

All women, including the poor and the underprivileged, have the right to lead, participate in politics and have their voices heard. We need to pressurize authorities to provide the necessary funds and space for women’s civic and political participation from the local to the global level. Join us and help raise women’s voices!

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Accountability for the Post-2015 Agenda: A proposal for a robust global review mechanism

In advance of the final post-2015 negotiations, the Center for Economic and Social Rights (CESR), Amnesty International, the Center for Reproductive Rights and Human Rights Watch developed a proposal for a robust monitoring mechanism at the international level, with the human rights principles of transparency, participation, universality and accountability at its core.

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Country Directors

CARE is seeking talented Country Directors (CD) to lead and continue to build top-rate missions around the world.  The CD will be responsible for ensuring that CARE's work promotes our vision of a world of hope, tolerance and social justice, where poverty has been overcome and people live in dignity and security. 

Deadline: Open Until Filled 

Location: Global 

Organization: CARE 

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Finance Manager

Isis-Women International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) is transnational, vibrant well-established international feminist organization that values justice, fairness and mutual respect for humanity. Isis-WICCE based in Uganda, derives her name from Isis the Egyptian goddess of wisdom, knowledge and creativity. We seek to ignite women’s leadership, through amplifying women’s voices and deepening their activism in the face of insecurity and militarism, so as to (re)create peace.

Deadline: April 6, 2015

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Organization: Isis-Women International Cross Cultural Exchange

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Executive Director

Isis-Women International Cross Cultural Exchange (Isis-WICCE) is transnational, vibrant well-established international feminist organization that values justice, fairness and mutual respect for humanity. Isis-WICCE based in Uganda, derives her name from Isis the Egyptian goddess of wisdom, knowledge and creativity. We seek to ignite women’s leadership, through amplifying women’s voices and deepening their activism in the face of insecurity and militarism, so as to (re)create peace.

Deadline: April 6, 2015

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Organization: Isis-Women International Cross Cultural Exchange

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UPS Leadership Development Executive

With ten million Girl Guides and Girl Scouts from 147 countries, the World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) is the largest voluntary movement dedicated to girls and young women in the world.

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Location: Nigeria

Organization: World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts & UPS Foundation

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Zeid calls on States to go “beyond lip-service, towards gender equality” For International Women’s Day, 8 March 2015

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein today highlighted “the pressing need for women to participate in all discussions of strategic responses to extremist violence, to discrimination, and to deprivation of all kinds.”

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African Women in Power/Politics - African Women's Journal Issue VIII

In this issue of the African Women's Journaldubbed African Women in Power/Politics, we seek to explore both the individual and collective experiences of past, aspiring or current women in power/politics. 

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