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Managing Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies. In-Person Training 2017

Deadline: 19 February 2017

United Nations Population Fund and International Medical Corps are currently accepting applications from emerging GBV specialists for the 2017 seven-day, in-person training titled ‘Managing Gender-Based Violence Programs in Emergencies Training Course’ scheduled for May 2017.

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Rotary Peace Fellowship opportunity

Deadline: 31 March

The Rotary Foundation is now accepting applications for the fully-funded 2018 Rotary Peace Fellowship. Up to 100 social change leaders are selected globally every year to earn either a master’s degree or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict studies.

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Share your story: "Women Refugees: Our Journey Into the Unknown”

Deadline: 20 February 2017

In celebration of March as the women's month, Make Every Woman Count (MEWC), an African woman-led organisation, invites you to participate in the project "Women Refugees: Our Journey Into the Unknown” to showcase the resilience and survival of what it means to be a woman refugee.

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Call for Papers: Sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) in humanitarian crises

Deadline: 1 May 2017

Submit analytical pieces, critical perspectives, and policy and human rights analyses that interrogate  Sexual and reproductive health and rights for the upcming issue Volume 26 Number 51, October 2017.

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Call for Applications for the 9th CSBR Sexuality Institute

Deadline: 12 March 2017

The Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR) is pleased to announce our Call for Applications for the 9th CSBR Sexuality Institute, to be held from 30 June - 7 July 2017, in Kyrgyzstan.

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Leading From the South: AWDF Call for Proposals

Deadline: 13 February 2017

AWDF is one of four Women’s Funds from the Global South managing Leading from the South – a funding initiative created to resource women’s rights activism in the global South over 4 years.

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Leading From the South: AWDF Call for Proposals

Deadline: 13 February 2017

AWDF is one of four Women’s Funds from the Global South managing Leading from the South – a funding initiative created to resource women’s rights activism in the global South over 4 years.

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UCLA Law – Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship

Deadline: 1 March 2017

University of California, Los Angeles School of Law (UCLA Law) and Sonke Gender Justice Network (Sonke) announce the launch of the UCLA Law – Sonke Health & Human Rights Fellowship. Commencing in August 2017, the programme will provide specialised training to top graduates from South African law schools for careers as impact-oriented public interest lawyers in the areas of health, human rights, HIV prevention, and gender equality.

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2017 CEDAW Training Programs

Deadline: May 2017

Join other international activists in learning about women’s human rights education at the Women’s Human Rights Education Institute (WHRI), a collaborative program between the Centre for Women’s Studies in Education/University of Toronto, and the Fundación Justicia y Género of Costa Rica.

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Submissions to Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research

Deadline: 31 January 2017

Submissions are now accepted for the fifth issue of Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research, slated for publication in June 2017. Young activists, independent researchers, graduate students and fresh graduates are particularly encouraged to apply. We also welcome submissions from seminal contributors in the field.

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