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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: Open Democracy 50.50 and AWID

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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Raising Women’s Voices: Recommendations for the European Commission & United Nations

We, the members of the Count Me In! Consortium (CMI!), applaud the European Commission’s investment of EUR 500 Million to the United Nations for women’s rights and ending violence against women. At a time when closing spaces increasingly constrict and threaten women’s rights, these funds are highly promising.

Source: AWID, as part of the Count Me In! Consortium

Gender at Work Book Club

The mission of the Bookclub is to unite diverse voices from within and outside the Gender at Work network and discuss books, articles, films and other media that challenge our assumptions, stretch our boundaries and ignite our passion.

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.

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Online course: International Women's Health and Human Rights

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What happens when an African Feminist dies?

Massan d’Almeida, a feminist organizer from Togo and the founding and outgoing Executive Director of ROFAF (AWID institutional member) tells stories about unpaid labour, dwindling resources, what happens when an African women human rights defender dies alone, and why it is important to dare and tell these stories.

What happens when an African Feminist dies?

Massan d’Almeida, a feminist organizer from Togo and the founding and outgoing Executive Director of ROFAF (AWID institutional member) tells stories about unpaid labour, dwindling resources, what happens when an African women human rights defender dies alone, and why it is important to dare and tell these stories.

What happens when an African Feminist dies?

Massan d’Almeida, a feminist organizer from Togo and the founding and outgoing Executive Director of ROFAF (AWID institutional member) tells stories about unpaid labour, dwindling resources, what happens when an African women human rights defender dies alone, and why it is important to dare and tell these stories.

Reclaiming policies for the public: Spotlight on Sustainable Development 2017

In the 2030 Agenda governments declared that public finance has to play a vital role in achieving the SDGs. But in recent decades, the combination of neoliberal ideology, corporate lobbying, business-friendly fiscal policies, tax avoidance and tax evasion has led to a massive weakening of the public sector and its ability to provide essential goods and services.