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Course on Introduction to participatory gender audit for facilitators

The ITC-ILO will be offering a course on Introduction to participatory gender audit for facilitators, which will take place in Turin from 6 to 10 June 2016. 

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Call for Submissions: IDAHOT 2016 Watchdog

Recognizing May 17 as the International Day Against Homophobia,Transphobia & Biphobia (IDAHOT), the Youth Coalition for Sexual and Reproductive Rights is calling on all young activists to speak up for LGBTQI rights!

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OHCHR Minorities Fellowship Programme

Through the Minorities Fellowship Programme, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights aims to give persons belonging to national or ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities an opportunity to gain knowledge on the UN system and mechanisms dealing with international human rights in general and minority rights in particular. The MFP is intended to assist organizations and communities in protecting and promoting the rights of minorities the fellows belong to.

Source: International Service For Human Rights (ISHR) Read more

Photo competition: "Girls will change the world"

Deadline : 30 June 2016

The Mediterranean Women Fund organise un concours photo pour mettre en lumière ces filles qui feront bouger les lignes de leurs sociétés, et créeront de nouveaux horizons.

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Additional Funding Possibilities for Local Women’s Rights Activities!

Deadline : 30 June 2016

The Netherlands Accountability Fund is designed to strengthen the lobby and advocacy capacity of  local Civil Society Organisations (CSO’s) in the South.

Source: FLOW: Funding Leadership and Opportunities for Women Read more

Call for Papers: The Geographies of Bodies and Borders

Deadline : 4 July 2016

Young activists, independent researchers, graduate students and fresh graduates are encouraged submit proposals for the fourth issue of Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research (publication December 2016)

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Call for Applicants for the 10th & 11th EGEP

EGEP is a two-week residential educational program that takes place twice a year (summer and winter) offered by Ewha Womans University. 

Source: Asian Center for Women’s Studies Read more

Intersex Human Rights Fund

The Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice is proud to announce a new call for proposals for the second cycle of the Intersex Human Rights Fund, launched in 2015 to honor the resilience, creativity and growth of intersex activism and to ensure the human rights of intersex people. 

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#BeingBornAGirl Petition

After the success of the #BeingBornAGirl video resleased on International Women's Day, FIDH released a petition and second video to go along with it. 

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Call for contributions for an edited volume on United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 and Women: Theory and Practice

This volume intends to compile carefully selected research pieces on theory and practice of UNSC Resolution 1325 within the global discourse on intersection of gender and conflict. 

Source: Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies Read more