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We have met the target for access to safe drinking water... but who did we help?

The UN announced today that the international target to halve the number of people who do not have access to safe drinking water has been met. … Read More»

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Offer: Call for Applications: United Nations Journalism Fellowship

The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2012 fellowship program. … Read More»

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Moonlight Storytelling: How it promoted gender equality

Almost 3 decades ago, growing up as the eldest sibling of 3 now 5, I enjoyed listening to the evening moonlight tales from my parents. … Read More»

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Zimbabwe: Repression Of A Peaceful Demonstration Organised By Women And Men Of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) And Arrest Of Eight Of Its Members

The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), reque … Read More»

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Offer: OSISA and OSF Disability Rights Scholarship Program (LLM) from Nepal and select African and Latin American countries

The Disability Rights Scholarship Program will offer up to 20 awards to individuals from Nepal and select countries in Africa and Latin America for LLM study beginning in fall 2012. … Read More»

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Offer: Job: Program Coordinator, Violence Against Children Department, Rising Voices Uganda

Raising Voices. Kampala, Uganda. Closing date: February 10, 2012. Description: Full-time, permanent, competitive salary with excellent benefits. … Read More»

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Offer: Job Opportunity: African ICT Policy Advocacy Coordinator

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC). Location: Anywhere in Africa. Closing date: February 17, 2012. Main Purpose of Job: … Read More»

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Offer: Call For Applications: 2012 Moremi Initiative for Women's Leadership in Africa Fellowship

Who is the most outstanding young African woman leader you know? Help us find her! … Read More»

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Offer: Commonwealth Commission/Chevening Scholarship: African Human Rights Advocates

The five scholarships provide fully funded opportunities for part-time postgraduate study in international human rights law at the University of Oxford, starting September 2012. … Read More»

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Offer: Leading African Media Organization Announces $1 Million Fund for News Innovation

The African Media Initiative (AMI), the continent's largest association of media owners and operators, has announced a $1 million fund to spur innovation in the news industry. … Read More»

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