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Offer: University of Essex Scholarships in Human Rights – Open Society Foundations

The scholarships aim to provide opportunities for independent postgraduate study in the United Kingdom for students who are engaged in or intending to pursue postgraduate work in their own country and … Read More»

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Offer: Scholarships available to African Human Rights Advocates for Oxford's Masters in International Human Rights Law

There are five scholarships available that provide full funding to attend the Masters of Studies in International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford, starting in September 2012. … Read More»

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Gina Escheback: A Life-Changing Struggle

When you see her warm and welcoming smile, you can’t imagine all the pain she is carrying. Claudia Quintero, or “Gina Escheback”, is a survivor with a 24/7 available optimism. … Read More»

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The Place of Women in Our Society or The Duties of Women

Women play a very vital role in human progress and have a significant place in the society. They are not at all inferior to men. They are capable of sharing all the responsibilities of life. … Read More»

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Need: A Voice for Women: Rise of the Phoenix Documentary

A few women have told me, “How would I know my worth if nobody ever told me or treated me as if I’m worthy?” Good question. … Read More»

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Offer: Call for Applications: Open Society Foundations / University of Nottingham Scholarships

The Open Society Foundations / University of Nottingham scholarships aim to provide opportunities for postgraduate study in a MPA Public Health, MPH Public Health (International Health), MA Environmen … Read More»

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ALMAS JIWANI of UN WOMEN CANADA: The Audacity of Empowerment

When you give women power, you are assuring the progress of humanity. — Former Governor General of Canada Michaëlle Jean … Read More»

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Culture & Human Rights: Challenging Cultural Excuses for Gender-Based Violence

In collaboration with Gender Across Borders, Violence is Not Our Culture campaign welcomes you to a blogging series exploring the relationship between culture and violence against women. … Read More»

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Offer: Job: AWID Women Human Rights Defenders Program Coordinator

The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID). Mexico City, Mexico (preferred, but flexible). Closing date: November 13, 2011. Overview: … Read More»

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Offer: Call for Nominations: Human Rights Watch Hellman/Hammett Grant Program

Human Rights Watch is currently seeking nominations for the Hellman/Hammett grant program aimed at supporting writers all around the world who have been victims of political persecution and are in fin … Read More»

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