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Break the circle: Gender violence is a world problem

UNI Equal Opportunities Department is launching a new chapter of Break the Circle! Campaign, against gender violence. This time the campaign is focused on a specific aspect of violence at work: sexual harassment.

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A New Shape: The global challenges prize 2017

In November 2016, the Global Challenges Foundation launched a new prize competition, a quest to find models of global cooperation capable of handling the most pressing threats to humanity.

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Mama Cash’s 2017 Grantmaking: Women’s, Girls’ & Trans Groups

Deadline: 15 May 2017

Mama Cash supports ambitious feminist and women's rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people.

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Mama Cash’s 2017 Grantmaking: Women’s, Girls’ & Trans Groups

Deadline: 15 May 2017

Mama Cash supports ambitious feminist and women's rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people.

Source: Mama Cash Read more

Mama Cash’s 2017 Grantmaking: Women’s, Girls’ & Trans Groups

Deadline: 15 May 2017

Mama Cash supports ambitious feminist and women's rights organisations and initiatives led by and for women, girls and trans people.

Source: Mama Cash Read more

WWSF Prize for women’s creativity in rural life

Deadline: 30 April 2017

The Women’s World Summit Foundation cordially invites you to submit nominations for its 23rd annual Prize for women’s creativity in rural life, honoring and awarding creative and courageous women and women’s groups around the world working to improve the quality of life and empower rural communities.

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WWSF Prize for women’s creativity in rural life

Deadline: 30 April 2017

The Women’s World Summit Foundation cordially invites you to submit nominations for its 23rd annual Prize for women’s creativity in rural life, honoring and awarding creative and courageous women and women’s groups around the world working to improve the quality of life and empower rural communities.

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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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Hugs of solidarity for Maryam

Maryam Alkhawaja, vocal advocate for digital security for women human right defenders all around the world, experiences online harassment as a direct consequence of her human rights activism for Bahrain.


Last week, she and her friend were followed in London, and photos of them hugging each other were taken without consent. Now, these photos are circulated globally along with demeaning comments about Maryam's identity and her activism.

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Hugs of solidarity for Maryam

Maryam Alkhawaja, vocal advocate for digital security for women human right defenders all around the world, experiences online harassment as a direct consequence of her human rights activism for Bahrain.


Last week, she and her friend were followed in London, and photos of them hugging each other were taken without consent. Now, these photos are circulated globally along with demeaning comments about Maryam's identity and her activism.

Source: AWID Read more