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Women's Protection and Empowerment Manager

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Kaga-Bandoro

Organization: The International Rescue Committee (IRC)

 The manager will provide technical guidance, programmatic direction, and supervision to the WPE team and oversee all service delivery, direct and through national partners.

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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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Gender, Youth, and Food Security Specialist

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo

Organization: Banyan Global

The Specialist will provide technical leadership on gender and youth to the USAID Feed the Future Democratic Republic of Congo Value Chains Activity (VCA). 

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Director of Capacity Building

Deadline: Until filled

Location: New York (preferred); Nairobi, Kenya; or Bogota, Colombia

Organization: The Center for Reproductive Rights (the Center)

Center Background: 

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Call for articles: BUWA! Journal on African Women’s Experiences #8

Deadline: 15 July 2017

This Issue of BUWA focuses, with a feminist lens on on the concept of youth and how young women and young men on the continent are either active agents in shaping these new narratives or otherwise.

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Training: The Women’s Leadership Institute on Peace and Security

The Women’s Leadership Institute on Peace and Security is designed to strengthen the transformative leadership of activists in fragile and conflict-affected areas in Africa and Asia.

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Fact sheets about sex work

Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) publishes a series of fact sheets clarifying the messages around sex workers' rights.

Sex work: The release of report is too little, too late

Sex workers and sex worker organisations have been waiting for almost a decade for the release of the SALRC report on project 107 dealing with Adult Prostitution, “not because we trusted the results of the process, but because we thought it would at least push forward law reform on sex work” Said Ishtar Lakhani, SWEAT Advocacy Manager.

Source: Sex Workers Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT)

Starting with people: a human economy approach to inclusive growth in Africa

High levels of inequality across Africa have prevented much of the benefits of recent growth from reaching the continent’s poorest people. To combat inequality in Africa, political and business leaders have to shape a profoundly different type of economy.