Conectas Human Rights, Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, CIVICUS: Worldwide Alliance for Citizen Participation and Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development invite scholars and practitioners to submit articles for Sur Journal’s Issue No. 19, to be published in December 2013, with a focus on Foreign Policy and Human Rights.
Calls for Participation
Youth Challenge International (YCI). Mwanza, Tanzania.
Closing date: May 31, 2013.
The Sexual Rights Initiative (SRI) is seeking activists, researchers, academics and/or organizations who are interested in producing a 5 page report on critical sexual and reproductive rights issues in Comoros, Viet Nam, Cambodia, Cyprus or Eritrea for the next session of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) at the UN Human Rights Council.
Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa proudly announces the 2013 MILEAD (Moremi Initiative Leadership and Empowerment Development) Fellows. The 28 selected MILEAD Fellows represent Africa’s most promising young women leaders with the courage and commitment to lead and shape the future of Africa.
The March 2014 issue of the international journal Gender & Development, (published for Oxfam GB by Routledge/Taylor and Francis) will look at Education and Learning from a gender justice and women’s rights perspective.
We encourage staff, research students and post-doctoral researchers from all discipline across all faculties, whose research interests are related to issues of gender and/or sexualities, to present their research.
Last Month to apply for ECOSOC consultative status in order to be considered by the 2014 NGO Committee (Deadline: 1 June 2013)
This 8th issue of Q-zine, Africa’s only magazine of LGBTI arts and culture, aims to provoke reflection, analysis, and debate on past and current ideas of queer style and fashion in relation to African queerness.
Created by the OAS, the SEGIB and the Vidanta Foundation, the purpose of the Award is to recognize and support outstanding, original projects to reduce poverty and inequality and combat discrimination in Latin America and the Caribbean. The deadline for submitting applications is June 28, 2013.
The UN Secretary-General has called for contributions to his annual report on reprisals and intimidation against human rights defenders.
Women for Women International is organising a number of exciting challenges in support of women survivors of war, peace in Bosnia and Herzegovina and women in eight war-torn countries
The YCSRR is collecting articles about issues regarding discrimination against LGBTQI people and the barriers that they can face to exercise their rights in any region or country to be published in this special edition that will be published in our main channels of communications.
The prizes will be awarded to two outstanding papers on Gender Economics, that will receive €5,000 gross each. Submission deadline is 30 April 2013.
The office of the High Commissioner for Human rights invites civil society actors to nominate an individual or an organization for the 2013 United Nation prize in the field of Human Rights.
Call for Papers within the framework of the 10th Historical Materialism Conference, Making the World Working Class. 7-10 November 2013, London, SOAS. Deadline: 21 May 2013.
The video challenge is for young people across the world, who will inter-creatively stitch together films of their own making on topics of crucial importance to their lives.
Project Inspire presents 18-35 year olds across the world with a platform to pitch their inspired idea to the world and win a US$25,000 grant. The grant must show creativity and sustainable impact in the lives of women and girls across Asia, Pacific, the Middle East or Africa through access to business and livelihood skills.
Make a creative photo/video with your statement, view or story about how limited access to contraceptives affects you and your community. To contribute in the May 28 campaign video, kindly send your photo or video on or before May 10.
UN Women’s Civil Society Section is compiling a calendar of civil society events, and we would ask you kindly for your input and recommendations on events that you consider important.
The Institute of Social Studies Trust (ISST) is pleased to announce the launch of an online community to share and exchange on gender and evaluation.
We are looking for relevant articles related to people with disability to be translated from English to Serbian where applicable.
The award recognizes disaster professionals who continue Myers' goal of promoting research on gender issues in disasters and emergency management.
Help Amnesty International UK formulate recommendations to the UK Government's Department for International Development as it prepares its next operational plan to tackle violence against women in Afghanistan
Nominations are now being accepted for members of the Executive Committee 2013-2015 with the deadline of May 3, 2013.
The Avon Global Center for Women & Justice at Cornell Law School is seeking applications for the 2013-14 Women and Justice Fellowship. The Fellow will
play an integral role in executing and further developing the Center's initiatives.
It’s now one month to go to the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, on May 17. Each year, this day unites millions of people in a common quest for a better world.
The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the 2013/2014 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship, designed for a woman journalist working in print, broadcast or digital news media to spend seven months in a tailored program that combines access to MIT’s Center for International Studies and media outlets including The Boston Globe and The New York Times.
The call for applications to the 2013-2014 CIHR Café Scientifique program is now underway. This is your chance to potentially hold an informal event between experts and the general public about a particular health research subject of popular interest.
The United Nations Climate Change secretariat is calling for activities for selection under Momentum for Change: Women for Results. The period for submitting activities opens on 8 March 2013 and closes on 26 April 2013
The YCSRR will be participating in the upcoming Commission on Population from April 22nd and 26th. The CPD this year will be on Migration. We will be producing at least two editions of the YC publication, The Watchdog, during the meeting.
Call for Applications: 2013 SEED Awards seek innovative projects on gender equality and women’s empowerment
UN Women joins the European Union, the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety, the government of Flanders, the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), and the international law firm Hogan Lovells in supporting the SEED Award, an initiative that aims to help the most promising start-up entrepreneurs, women-led enterprises and other social and environmental inspiring businesses to integrate ideas and proposals to address pressing local issues.
In order to assess the efficiency of the „Women Inspiring Europe” printed Calendar and on-line version, we are kindly asking you to fill in the evaluation questionnaire
Gender inequality still persists in the region. Data show that women continue to face discrimination in the access to universal services, quality of education, sexual and reproductive health and other social services, as well obstacles to access to decent work, economic goods and political participation. Violence against women continues to undermine efforts to achieve all the development goals, increasing barriers to access and enjoy their rights.
Sign on and endorse the Civil Society African Common Position. Endorsements from around the world will be included, however individuals and organisations from Africa will be placed on a separate list from those from non-African countries.
The call includes participation at the 24th session of the HRC, in which half day will be dedicated to discuss the WCIP. It would be good to get this opportunity to bring committed indigenous peoples' representatives to participate in the discussion.
Project Inspire: 5 Minutes to Change the World invites youth change-makers around the world to submit impactful ideas to empower disadvantaged women and girls in Asia/Pacific, Middle East or Africa with business and livelihood skills to attain a sustained livelihood for a chance to win a US$25,000 grant.
We are looking for any NGOs, non-profits and women’s organizations, which aim to help victims of domestic violence, to participate in a free, groundbreaking actionable initiative.
First call for papers and suggestions for workshop themes - Deadline May, 15th. 2013
We are pleased to bring to your attention the possibility to benefit from a grant for participating in an official Grundtvig training approved by the EU. The grants offered cover the course fee, travel and accommodation expenses.
As you know the OP-ICESCR will enter into force this 5 of May. We are considering the possibility of having an event in NY to celebrate this occasion, although we have no plans for sure yet.
On behalf of the Netherlands Leprosy Relief I have developed an online survey to assess if attention is being paid to the sexual and reproductive health and rights in services for people living with a disability.
Call for written submissions by 30 April 2013
The Educational Research Network for West and Central Africa (ERNWACA) calls for scientific articles in all areas of education for the 5th edition of the Journal of Educational Research in Africa (JERA), a social science review.
Generally for unsolicited articles we don't pay an honorarium, however in light of the gender flip 80:20 we will. After the article is published we will ask for your wire details. Payments are made from Doha, and are subject to the bureaucratic pace of life here.
Among the topics in this year's competition are the shape of development after the millennium development goals, unemployment and empowerment
Extended deadline for papers to open sessions – 30 April 2013
The Women PeaceMakers Program documents the stories and best practices of international women leaders who are involved in human rights and peacemaking efforts in their home countries.
The Women’s World Summit Foundation – WWSF cordially invites you to submit nominations for its 19th annual Prize for women’s creativity in rural life, honoring and awarding creative and courageous women and women’s groups around the world working to improve the quality of life in rural communities.
The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders will conduct a country mission in the Republic of Korea from 29 May to 7 June 2013.
The African Leadership Centre (ALC) was established in June 2010 as a joint initiative of King’s College London and the University of Nairobi. The ALC is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women for 2013/2014. Deadline for applications: April 19, 2013.