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Submissions to Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research

Deadline: 31 January 2017

Submissions are now accepted for the fifth issue of Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research, slated for publication in June 2017. Young activists, independent researchers, graduate students and fresh graduates are particularly encouraged to apply. We also welcome submissions from seminal contributors in the field.

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Submissions to Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research

Deadline: 31 January 2017

Submissions are now accepted for the fifth issue of Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research, slated for publication in June 2017. Young activists, independent researchers, graduate students and fresh graduates are particularly encouraged to apply. We also welcome submissions from seminal contributors in the field.

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The Asset Freeze of Nazra for Feminist Studies and its Founder and Executive Director is not an End to its Feminist Work

North Cairo Elementary Court decided to freeze the assets of feminist and woman human rights defender Mozn Hassan, Founder and Executive Director of “Nazra for Feminist Studies”, freeze the assets of “Nazra for Studies” Company, and to freeze the assets of “Nazra for Feminist Studies”.

Source: Nazra for Feminist Studies

Hunting out Feminists in Egypt

Recent events in Egypt have made it clear that the Egyptian state seems determined to close down the civic space of feminists. Azza Soliman and Mozn Hassan Embody the State’s Refusal of Feminist Activism in both Private and Public Spheres.

Source: Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRDIC) / AWID

Take Action for Iştar Gözaydın

Iştar Gözaydın is one of the founders and a former executive member of the Helsinki Citizens' Assembly. On 20 December 2016, police officers arrested Ms. İştar Gözaydın at her house in Istanbul.

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Emergency Outreach Midwife

Deadline:

Location: Libya

Organization: International Rescue Committee

IRC’s emergency team in Libya seeks a qualified midwife who will work directly with IRCs Emergency Health Coordinator and Libyan health staff to ensure quality services within targeted healthcare facilties.

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Syria: Abducted Activists’ Whereabouts Remain Unknown

The prominent Syrian human rights defenders Razan Zaitouneh, Samira Al-Khalil, Wa’el Hamada and Nazim Hammadi, who remain missing three years after armed men abducted them, should be released immediately, 56 human rights organizations said today, on the anniversary of their abduction.

Source: AWID and other organizations

The Status of Women Human Rights Defenders in Syria

The paper will briefly look into the changing situation of WHRDs before the conflict and analyze the variety of issues they face in the current state of violence and instability in Syria and in the diaspora community.

“What has Azza done?”: Azza Soliman, a unique feminist at risk

The escalation of judicial harassment against Azza Soliman triggered many angry, but also surprised, reactions: “what has Azza done?” This indeed is a question I would like to answer.

Source: Open Democracry

“What has Azza done?”: Azza Soliman, a unique feminist at risk

The escalation of judicial harassment against Azza Soliman triggered many angry, but also surprised, reactions: “what has Azza done?” This indeed is a question I would like to answer.

Source: Open Democracry