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Advocacy and Research Officer

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Location: Kampala, Uganda

Organization: Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA)

The ARO’s primary responsibilities will be to support advocacy, research, and to oversea SIHA communication products related to SIHA’s programs and projects in the Region.

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Advocacy and Research Officer

Deadline:

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Organization: Strategic Initiative for Women in the Horn of Africa (SIHA)

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Women’s Day dampened by the murder of trans woman in South Africa

Although South African women remain a force to be reckoned with, it is a country plagued by high levels of gender based violence. The recent attack of a woman in a Johannesburg night club by the South African Deputy Minister of Education sparked controversy in the country and questions the political commitment to violence against women in South Africa.

Source: Transfeminists

Call for submissions: Media Award, Zimbabwe

Deadline: 31 October 2017

Gender and Media Connect is inviting entries from journalists in Zimbabwe working around print, broadcast, graphics and images (photojournalists and Cartoonists) for our inaugural 2017 "Gender and Media Awards". These awards will recognise both individuals and media houses that have worked towards improving gender equality and equity IN and THROUGH the media in Zimbabwe.

Source: Gender and Media Connect Read more

Support Justice Njoki Ndungu’s call to Judges to clarify abortion law in Kenya

TICAH, Trust for Indigenous Culture and Health, in Nairobi is kindly requesting signatures on their petition to call on Supreme Court Chief Justice David Maraga to support Lady Justice Njoki Ndungu’s call to the judges to clarify the clause in the Constitution on abortion in Kenya.

Source: Safe Abortion Womens Right Read more

"The revolution will not be NGO-ised": four lessons from African feminist organising

African feminist movements are diverse. But we can, and must, learn from decades of transformational organising on the continent.

Source: OpenDemocracy 50.50 / AWID

"The revolution will not be NGO-ised": four lessons from African feminist organising

African feminist movements are diverse. But we can, and must, learn from decades of transformational organising on the continent.

Source: OpenDemocracy 50.50 / AWID

"The revolution will not be NGO-ised": four lessons from African feminist organising

African feminist movements are diverse. But we can, and must, learn from decades of transformational organising on the continent.

Source: OpenDemocracy 50.50 / AWID

Remembering a Warrior: Prudence Mabele

AWDF honors Prudence Mabele, South African activist who defended women living with HIV and others who could not always stand for themwelves.

Source: African Women's Development Fund (AWDF)

Remembering a Warrior: Prudence Mabele

AWDF honors Prudence Mabele, South African activist who defended women living with HIV and others who could not always stand for themwelves.

Source: African Women's Development Fund (AWDF)