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Deadline Extended! Call for Participation: 13th AWID International Forum on Women's Rights and Development

Proposal deadline extended to 3 July 2015! 

At a time of increased global repression and the attempted silencing of progressive voices, the 2016 Forum of the Association for Women’s Rights in Development is a space for feminist voices and our allies to imagine futures free from gendered oppressions, racial, ethnic, and economic injustice, environmental degradation, and war and violence, to renew solidarities and advance concrete joint action agendas. 

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Deadline Extended! Call for Participation: 13th AWID International Forum on Women's Rights and Development

Proposal deadline extended to 3 July 2015! 

At a time of increased global repression and the attempted silencing of progressive voices, the 2016 Forum of the Association for Women’s Rights in Development is a space for feminist voices and our allies to imagine futures free from gendered oppressions, racial, ethnic, and economic injustice, environmental degradation, and war and violence, to renew solidarities and advance concrete joint action agendas. 

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Program Start-Up Volunteer

Deadline: Open Until Filled | Location: Vientiane, Laos | Organization: CUSO International 

The purpose of this placement is to support staff, volunteers and partners in understanding GESI (Gender Equality & Social Inclusion) under VOICE, establish a strategy and plan for mainstreaming gender as well as develop concepts for projects that address gender equity, empowerment of women and girls with socio-economic development.

 

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Global Call For Nominations For The Equator Prize 2015

The Equator Initiative is pleased to announce a global call for nominations for the Equator Prize 2015 as part of an extensive partnership effort underway to strengthen and highlight the role of indigenous peoples and local communities at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP21).

Nominations must be submitted by: 27 May 2015.

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CARE Film Campaign

Please support the Kickstarter campaign for CARE, the first feature documentary to explore the United States’ broken home elder care system. CARE tells the intimate stories of overworked and underpaid home caregivers – and of elders and their families led to financial ruin paying for home care.

Deadline: May 16th, 2015.

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Join World Pulse And No Ceilings On The Path To Participation

How are you helping solve inequalities that persist between men and women today, or working to overcome barriers to women’s full participation in your community? World Pulse and No Ceilings: The Full Participation Project, an initiative of the Bill, Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Foundation, invite you to share your stories and help turn their recently released data on NoCeilings.org and Full Participation Plan into a blueprint for action on the ground!

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Call For Nominations For The WWSF Women's World Summit Foundation Prize

Awarded since 1994 by WWSF Women's World Summit Foundation - an international, non-profit, humanitarian NGO, serving the implementation of women’s and children’s rights and the UN development agenda - the Prize (US$ 1000 per laureate honors women and women's groups around the world exhibiting exceptional creativity, courage and commitment for the improvement of the quality of life in rural communities (403 prizes awarded so far). 

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