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Call for Contributions: Remembering WHRDs no longer with us

Join us in co-creating this year’s WHRD Online Tribute. Tell us about feminists and activists who are no longer with us.

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Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management

Deadline: 4 and 19 September 2017

The Master in Human Rights and Conflict Management is designed to provide students from different cultures and backgrounds with a deep understanding of the linkages between human rights and conflict management theory and practice.

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Global gag rule: what impact will it have where you live?

The Guardian is running a project on the impact of Donald Trump’s revival of a policy that bans US aid for foreign organisations whose services include abortion provision or advice.

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Global gag rule: what impact will it have where you live?

The Guardian is running a project on the impact of Donald Trump’s revival of a policy that bans US aid for foreign organisations whose services include abortion provision or advice.

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Global gag rule: what impact will it have where you live?

The Guardian is running a project on the impact of Donald Trump’s revival of a policy that bans US aid for foreign organisations whose services include abortion provision or advice.

Source: The Guardian Read more

Guatemala: Indigenous Water Defender Lolita Chavez and Colleagues in Danger

For her work to defend her territory from unwanted and unregulated resource extraction, Lolita has suffered numerous threats, attacks and attempts on her life. She was granted precautionary measures to protect her life by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights and lives with an armed guard by her side. However, while this guarantees some degree of protection, it is not nearly enough.

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Call for Submissions on ONLINE Violence Against Women

Deadline: 30 September 2017

The Special Rapporteur seeks to collect existing good practices on law regulating violence against women and sexual harassment on-line. In order to inform her work on the topic,she wishes to secure from different stakeholders, including States, National Human Rights Institutions, Non-governmental organizations, as well as members of academia.

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Call for Contributions: Q-zine’s Issue on African visual arts

Deadline: 10 September 2017

For their 15th issue, Q-zine invites visual artists from Africa and the African diaspora to share work that speaks to or about the queer experience in the broadest sense of the term. Any work that explores questions of identity, community, belonging, authenticity, modernity, sexuality, gender, and difference is welcome !

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Call for Contributions: Q-zine’s Issue on African visual arts

Deadline: 10 September 2017

For their 15th issue, Q-zine invites visual artists from Africa and the African diaspora to share work that speaks to or about the queer experience in the broadest sense of the term. Any work that explores questions of identity, community, belonging, authenticity, modernity, sexuality, gender, and difference is welcome !

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Add your name to PEN South Africa’s appeal to release Dr Stella Nyanzi

PEN South Africa sent the statement below to President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni.

Read PEN International’s full statement

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