All Blog Posts Tagged 'gender' (67)

When Trying to Get Help Hurts: Women Seeking Justice in Afghanistan

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can also read the post on the USIP web site here.

By Bethany…
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Added by Viola Gienger on August 28, 2014 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Policy Brief on Gender and Militarism: A holistic gender perspective on UNSCR 1325 in connection with militarism

The Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) published its Policy Brief on Gender & Militarism! 
The Policy Brief Gender and Militarism aims to inform activities and lobby & advocacy efforts for the advancement of UNSCR 1325 and the Women, Peace & Security Agenda. 


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Added by Communication WPP on August 4, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

South Sudanese, Rwandans Share Stories of Resilience in Search of Hope

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Nicoletta Barbera and Danielle Robertson

Twenty years after the genocide,…

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Added by Viola Gienger on June 12, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Boko Haram Kidnappings Prompt Northern Nigerian Women’s March

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.

By Georgia Holmer

Dressed in black and white to represent both lamentation and hope, and clutching red roses, 300 women from…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 19, 2014 at 5:22pm — No Comments

May 24 Celebration & Launch Gender & Militarism Social Media Campaign

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The Women Peacemakers Program (WPP) are happy to announce the worldwide celebration of May 24 - International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament – marking also the launch of the Gender & Militarism Social Media Campaign.

On May 24 - International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament - WPP…

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Added by Communication WPP on May 19, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments

Nigerian Girls’ Abduction Points to Critical Need for Women in Peace and Security

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view this post on the USIP web site here.…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 14, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Sierra Leone Sends Women Peacekeepers to Somalia

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. You can view the post on the USIP web site here:

By Debra Liang-Fenton

Sierra Leone is demonstrating that it understands the important role women can play as peacekeepers. Half of the 50 Sierra Leone military personnel participating in a…

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Added by Viola Gienger on May 7, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

“Back to the Grassroots”: Building a Movement for Sexual and Economic Rights

By Anne Lim, interviewed by Deepa Panchang



May 7, 2014

 

2014 International Women's Day community pride march in Quezon City, where GALANG works. The banner slogan roughly translates to “Human…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on May 7, 2014 at 3:26pm — No Comments

GENDER EQUITY FOR RURAL HAITIAN WOMEN: AN INTERVIEW WITH KETTLY ALEXANDRE OF THE PEASANT MOVEMENT OF PAPAY

TAGS - Haiti, social movements, gender, rural issues, women's rights, peasant movements, latin America, community organizing

Interviewed by Beverly Bell, Edited by Jessica Hsu



April 22, 2014

 

The Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) is one of the largest small-farmer associations in Haiti with 70,000 members, of whom close to half are women. MPP was founded in…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on April 22, 2014 at 4:10pm — No Comments

Call for Papers 'Class, Gender and Peacebuilding in Peru: 1964-2014'

COLOQUIO INTERNACIONAL

 

11-12 julio 2014

 

Universidad Nacional Federico Villareal

Lima, Perú

 

 

 

CLASE, GÉNERO Y CONSTRUCCIÓN DE LA PAZ EN EL PERÚ:…

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Added by ANOUK GUINE on April 16, 2014 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Citizen action as a catalyst for change in the New Urban Agenda



This very timely blog directly links to a discussion that is taking place this morning at the World Urban Forum in Colombia 'A safe city as a just and equitable city' ( Friday 11th April, 8.30am local time).

By Thea Shahrokh, Institute of Development Studies and Joanna Wheeler, Sustainable…

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Added by JASON COLLODI on April 11, 2014 at 4:19am — No Comments

Girls’ Education Advances Security, USIP’s Kuehnast Tells House Panel

From the U.S. Institute of Peace. You can also view this article on the USIP web site.

By Viola Gienger

Expanding educational opportunities for women and girls around the world advances American and international security interests and should be part of a long-term strategy to prevent violent extremism, said Kathleen Kuehnast,…

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Added by Viola Gienger on April 8, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

'Women of Courage' Awardees Challenge Social Norms Head On

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on March 24, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Training opportunities: online certificate course on effective grant proposal writing

The course provides an understanding of and practice in grant proposal writing for non-profits, foundations, and government agencies. Our online structured proposal writing course will show you how to write a proposal that gets funded. These distance learning course will teach you to prepare grants proposal effectively and find the best funding sources for your projects and non-profit. For more information and course outline, please visit:…

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Added by Prince Devison on March 18, 2014 at 2:15am — No Comments

Press Release Gender, Religion & Peace: Involving Religious Leaders in Women's Rights Work

Press Release

 

Involving Religious Leaders in Women’s Rights Work:

Innovative Practices and Challenges from the Field

CSW 58 Panel…

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Added by Communication WPP on March 12, 2014 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Gender, Conflict and Peace

We celebrate Women’s Day on March 8 every year. Since the day was declared a day of celebration, we see processions, marches, posters and various activities highlighting women’s plights and progress around the world. This year the United Nations theme for the day is “Equality for Women is Progress for all.”

Have we really progressed on this front? Is there any real empowerment of women? 

As I work in areas of conflict transformation and peacebuilding, my focus on women in…

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Added by Debidatta Aurobinda Mahapatra on March 10, 2014 at 11:30pm — No Comments

The Women of the Syria Peace Talks

In the lead-up to the Geneva II negotiations, Syrian activists, local and international…

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Added by Inclusive Security on February 7, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Afghan Women Challenge Presidential Candidates in Forum

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click here.

By Nicoletta Barbera

“It should not only be in words that we say women comprise 50 percent of the society," said Muhammad Yosuf Nooristani, chairman of Afghanistan’s Independent…

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Added by Viola Gienger on February 7, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Afghan Women Can Wield Powerful Force at Ballot Box

From the U.S. Institute of Peace blog The Olive Branch. To view the post on the USIP web site, click …

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Added by Viola Gienger on February 6, 2014 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Final Call for Applications: Online Certificate Course on Gender and Development Training - 2014 Edition

Online Certificate Course on Gender and Development Training

6th February – 21st March 2014

Deadline for applications: 5th February 2014

Fee: US$300.- due by 6th February 2014

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Added by Prince Devison on January 28, 2014 at 11:06pm — No Comments

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