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Private Grief

I have listened to and intervened in many cases involving Violence against women both at work and at home. … Read More»

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A Cruel Cut in the Name of Tradition: One Woman’s Story of How She Fought Back against Female Genital Mutilation

The terror of what was to come overwhelmed me. I could run no more and knew that for my mother to be spared from being beaten and from possible death, I had to submit to my father’s will. … Read More»

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Offer: Mo Ibrahim Foundation African Youth Photo Contest: "African Leadership in Action", Deadline 19 November 2012

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (http://www.moibrahimfoundation.org/) is conducting an online photo contest through Twitter and Facebook, with the grand prize of a tablet computer! … Read More»

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Offer: Job: Gender Based Violence Advisor, International Rescue Committee, Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo (Deadline: 2 November 2012)

From AWID: http://www.awid.org/Get-Involved/Jobs-Around-the-World/Gender-Based-Viol... Background: Estimated start date: January 1, 2013. This position is contingent upon funding. … Read More»

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Offer: GRANT from The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa (OSIEA)

Application Deadline: Ongoing … Read More»

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A practical guide for journalists on how to include persons with disabilities

Persons with disabilities are usually portrayed as “‘objects’ of protection, treatment and assistance rather than subjects of rights" (page 4), especially in media where they usually do not have a voi … Read More»

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Cameroon: Stop Oil Palm Plantations from Destroying Ancient Rainforests

From Cultural Survival: http://www.culturalsurvival.org/take-action/cameroon-stop-oil-palm-plant... … Read More»

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Zambian Women Launch Crowdsourcing Project to Map All African Women in Technology Intiatives

I saw this on AWID (http://www.awid.org/News-Analysis/Announcements2/Zambian-Women-Launch-Am...) and knew that it would be … Read More»

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No Baby Should Be Born With HIV

Due to health and technological advances no baby should ever be born HIV-positive no matter where in the world they are born. However, over 900 babies are born each day with HIV. … Read More»

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Build a home, build life

Build the capacity of a single mother, widow, albino, chronically ill woman, opharn girl child and many other disabled and disadvantaged women by helping them build their own homes in Zimbabwe. … Read More»

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