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Online course on feminism and contemporary art message

The model for this MOOC  (mass open online course) is connectivist. The lessons contain many documents and links for you to consult. It uses the internet as a primary resource. You can post responses to the lessons to the forums and undertake assignments to earn badges on this site.

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone interested in studying art and feminism.

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Transformative leadership for gender equality and women's rights

Registration deadline: 19 May 2017

This course, offered by the UN Women Training Centre, seeks to strengthen leaders’ and managers’ use of gender-inclusive and transformative leadership principles and practices to address institutional gender biases and promote commitments to gender equality and women’s rights.

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Managing Gender-based Violence Programmes in Emergencies

The course by UNFPA targets new or emerging gender-based violence (GBV) specialists as well as humanitarian or development practitioners - and others - who want to increase their knowledge around GBV prevention and response in emergencies.

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Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture

Increased international investment in agriculture can accelerate sustainable development and help to meet growing food security needs at domestic, regional, and global levels.

Yet, if not structured equitably or regulated carefully, investments can also lead to social and environmental degradation. These risks have only heightened as investments in land for agriculture have become increasingly attractive to foreign investors and host countries alike.

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Global Days of Action #TaxJustice for Women’s Rights!

The Global Alliance for Tax Justice and partners are proud to be taking action to advance tax justice for women’s rights. See what you can do to support.

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17 Days of Activism for the Empowerment of rural women and their communities

Register online to join 17 Days campaign actors and connect with our rural women programs.

Source: Women's World Summit Foundation Read more

AWID Webinar on Data, Resources and Women's Rights

On 19 May, we are honored to provide a platform for feminist activists and women's rights advocates to dialogue, reflect and strategize on the role of data on resources and decision-making within women’s movements.

Course: Researching Gender-Based Violence. Methods and Meaning

This course aims to strengthen participants’ knowledge and skills to conduct or commission technically rigorous, ethical and policy- and service-relevant research on various forms of violence against women.

Source: The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Read more