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The Gender Network invites you to a dialogue with Hon. Baleka Mbete Speaker of the South African Parliament “Gender is My Agender” Wednesday 23 rd September 2015 from 10:00 to 12:00

Sheikh Zayed Centre, FAO – V.le Terme di Caracalla

e-mail: allidil@dirco.gov.za

Posted on : 20/09/2015
Does Uganda sufficiently address gender inequalities in climate policies?

New Info Note analyses Uganda's climate and development policies from a gender perspective.

The community development office in Nwoya district Uganda gets really busy around December. This is when the main harvest season kicks off and dozens of upset couples flood the office seeking fair solutions to their yeild conflicts.

As heads of the households and...

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Posted on : 03/07/2015
Rural Women, The Heroes Behind Every Village

 

By Emad Karim

My mother was 11 years old when she had me, as was her mother when her first child was born.  Both gave everything for us to have a better future. 

I was born in a small village in the south of Egypt almost 30 minutes’ drive from the Valley of the Kings and Queens. My mother, like most of the women of her generation in our village, left school...

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Posted on : 30/06/2015
OPEN CALL for nominations for UNU-GEST Programme 2016

OPEN CALL: UNU-GEST invites new nominations for post- graduate diploma in international gender studies from organisations. Below is information on the nomination, application and selection process.

Organizations are invited to submit nominations for fellowships. This can be done by using ...

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Posted on : 10/06/2015
Paula Kantor at the 2014 Livestock and Fish program review meeting

The tragic loss of Paul Kantor during a terrorist attack in Kabul, Afghanistan on Wednesday 13 May have left many of her colleagues in the development world and friends with great sadness.

Paula who joined CIMMYT in February 2015 as a senior scientist (gender and development specialist), was leading CIMMYT’s ambitious new project to...

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Posted on : 14/05/2015
Posted on : 11/05/2015
ENERGIA Newsletter - May 2015

After a gap of several years, the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy is issuing once again ENERGIA News. Find the latest edition here.

Posted on : 11/05/2015
AWDF’s 2015: 'Writing for Social Change’ Workshop for African Women

The African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) in collaboration with FEMRITE – Uganda Women Writers Association, invites African women writers and journalists to apply for the Writing for Social Change Workshop 2015. This 10-day writing workshop, will be taking place in Uganda from July 27 to August 5, 2015.

The workshop will be...

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Posted on : 11/05/2015

Through a small grant from the USAID/ Food for Peace-funded Technical and Operational Performance Support (TOPS) Program, Land O’Lakes’ International Development Division collaborated with Cultural Practice, Development and Training Services, Inc. (dTS), Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF), Project Concern International (PCI), Save the Children and TechnoServe to address the need for a...

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Posted on : 07/05/2015

As part of a #Beijing20 campaign that runs throughout May 2015, inspiring journalists and media leaders tell UN Women their thoughts about the state of women in media today, what changes they want to see for women, and share their personal experiences in the newsroom.

Read the full news on...

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Posted on : 06/05/2015

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