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Policy Manager

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Location: London, UK

Organization: Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX)

The primary responsibilities of the role will be policy research and advocacy; communicating policy objectives; managing staff to work on key policy areas and fundraising. 

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Administration Officer

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Location: Brussels

Organization: World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts

This role operates within the context of a volunteer led global charitable organisation with 146 Member Organisations.

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Executive Director

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Location: Netherlands

Organization: Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice

The role of the Executive Director is to lead all aspects of WI, its staff, operations and mission. The position reports to the Board of Directors which is responsible for the strategic oversight of the organisation.

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How to spend EUR 500 million: women's rights groups on European UN grant

We welcome this week’s announcement of a EUR 500 million commitment for work to end violence against women and girls. But there are important caveats.

Source: AWID and Open Democracy 50.50

How to spend EUR 500 million: women's rights groups on European UN grant

We welcome this week’s announcement of a EUR 500 million commitment for work to end violence against women and girls. But there are important caveats.

Source: AWID and Open Democracy 50.50

How to spend EUR 500 million: women's rights groups on European UN grant

We welcome this week’s announcement of a EUR 500 million commitment for work to end violence against women and girls. But there are important caveats.

Source: AWID and Open Democracy 50.50

Face to face training: Gender analysis and planning

This course will enable you to effectively and systematically analyse contexts and plan development and humanitarian programmes from a gender equality perspective.

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How to transform EU trade policy to protect women’s rights

This paper critically examines contemporary European Union (EU) trade policy from a feminist perspective. It argues that current EU external trade policy is fundamentally harmful to the human rights of women, men and children and to the preservation of our planet.

In Breakaway Abkhazia, Revived Traditions Put Women on the Edge

SUKHUMI, Abkhazia — Here in the Caucasus region, hugging the Black Sea, this is what the capital of the small breakaway territory of Abkhazia looks like, more than 20 years after severing from Georgia: a city in tatters with abandoned buildings lining the streets and bullet holes still pockmarking the facades.

Source: PassBlue

Launch of EU Project: Working with Healthcare Organizations to Support Elderly Female Victims of Abuse (WHOSEFVA)

Elder abuse is a worldwide concern that touches on human rights, gender equality, domestic violence and population ageing. The feminization of aging and its consequences is troubling, particularly given that older women as a group experience unique and com pounding disadvantages.

Source: Working with Healthcare Organizations to Support Elderly Female Victims of Abuse (WHOSEFVA)