The Women's World Summit Foundation is pleased to share the Call for nominations for the annual WWSF Prizes for women's creativity in rural life 2017.
The Prize celebrates contributions by rural women leaders and their communities to help achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - Agenda 2030 - Transforming our world! To-date, 422 prizewinners have been honored with the award since 1994.
The deadlilne for application is 30th April 2017.
The International Media Women's Foundation (IMWF) is providing grants that average $5,000 USD for women journalists to pursue international stories of importance through gender-sensitive coverage of underreported topics. The grants will be awarded to cover reporting-related costs.
Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. Funding will be awarded in August, December, and April.
For more information, or to submit an application, click here
The IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories, sponsored by The Secular Society, is a new funding initiative supporting journalism produced by and about women.
The World Bank Group and the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) invite you to participate in their Development Marketplace Award Ceremony event:
The Development Marketplace for Innovation on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) Prevention will award 10 teams from around the world for the innovative work they lead on the prevention of GBV.
Come and meet award winners, who will discuss their work during the ceremony, with the participation of World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, and the World Bank Group Regional Vice Presidents.
A short reception will follow to enable attendees to meet with winners after the event.
Date: April 18, 2017, 2:30-4:00p.m. (ET)
Location: Preston Auditorium, World Bank Headquarters, 1818 H Street NW, Washington, DC
TO REGISTER CLICK HEREFecha: Mar/30/2017 - Apr/18/2017
The Virginia Sexual & Domestic Violence Action Alliance – in partnership with the Virginia Department of Health and Virginia Department of Social Services - offers a two-day conference focused on the primary prevention of sexual and intimate partner violence. The theme for this 5th installment of the Building Healthy Futures conference series is Linking Public Health & Activism to Prevent Sexual & Intimate Partner Violence. This conference will showcase innovative prevention projects, activist organizing, and movement strategies that work to shift our culture and empower young people and communities to end violence.
National trainers will address a range of topics focused on best practices and innovations in public health, primary prevention, and movement building work. Ground-breaking Virginia-based prevention initiatives will also be highlighted.
Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017, 12:00AM - Thursday, April 27, 2017
More information and registration here.
Fecha: Mar/30/2017 - Apr/27/2017
The II European Conference on Domestic Violence will bring together researchers, academics, doctoral students, practitioners, and policy makers, and is designed to:
More information and registration here.Fecha: Apr/01/2017 - Sep/09/2017
The MASOC/MATSA 19th Annual Joint Conference is organised on APRIL 5, 6 & 7, 2017.
This year’s conference, titled Preventing Sexual Violence Through Assessment, Treatment and Safe Management provides an opportunity for participants to meet with others working to prevent sexual violence, learn about the newest research, and build a deeper understanding of the emerging issues.
More information here.Local: http://www.masoc.net/images/ConferenceDownloads/masoc-matsaconference2017corrected.pdf
Join a free webinar hosted by the Learning Initiative on Norms, Exploitation and Abuse (LINEA), this webinar will be presented by Mady Cisse, Monitoring, Evaluation Research and Learning (MERL) Department Director, and Elizabeth Larson, MERL Officer at Tostan.
For the past 25 years, Tostan has empowered African communities to bring about sustainable development and positive social transformation based on respect for human rights. During the Generational Change in Three Years (GC3Y) project, Tostan’s Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning Department (MERL) put an emphasis on measuring change in social norms contributing to the harmful practice of female genital cutting.
This webinar will focus on the methodology used and will discuss the results obtained to date.
Date: Thursday 13 April at 2pm BST.
More information hereFecha: Apr/06/2017 - Apr/13/2017
The United Nations Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, Ms. Karima Bennoune, is inviting all relevant stakeholders to contribute to a consultation on the impact of fundamentalism and extremism on the cultural rights of women.
Please send submissions electronically no later than 19 May 2017 to firstname.lastname@example.org, using the email title: “Submission to study on impact of fundamentalism and extremism on women’s cultural rights”.
More information on the call here.Local: http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/CulturalRights/Pages/Callsubmissions2017GAreport.aspx
The Australian Institute of Criminology and the Asia Pacific Association of Technology and Society will host the 5th International Conference on Cybercrime and Computer Forensics (ICCCF) at Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach on 16-18 July 2017.
The theme of this year’s event is ‘Cybercrime Research, Policy and Practice: the Collaboration Imperative.’
The massive increase in technological developments in personal computing, smart phone and wireless devices in recent years has created significant challenges in the Asia-Pacific region and beyond. This important conference will explore the expansion of technology-enabled crimes and how collaboration can inform technological, legal and policy responses internationally.
The conference will feature influential speakers from government, academia and industry.\
More information and registration here.Fecha: Apr/18/2017 - Jul/18/2017
The Gender, Violence and Health Centre (GVHC) within the Department of Global Heath at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is seeking to appoint a Research Fellow for the LINEA II initiative. This is an exciting opportunity within a vibrant multidisciplinary group with an international research portfolio, of which LINEA II is a key component. The Gender, Violence and Health Centre (GVHC) focuses on intervention-based research on the extent, causes and consequences of gender-based violence.
Closing date for applications: 22 May 2017.
More information here.
Fecha: Apr/26/2017 - May/22/2017
The SASA! Start phase course will take place in Kampala from June 5th – 9th, 2017. The course will explore ways to mobilize communities to prevent violence against women and HIV.
The fee for the SASA! Start course is $600. Some financial support may be available for community based and national organizations.
More information and application here.Local: http://raisingvoices.org/activism/institutional/#tabs-212-0-2
Positive Action Challenges, in collaboration with Together for Girls and Positive Action for Girls and Women (PAGW) is seeking innovative solutions to remove barriers to post-rape care in resource limited settings, with particular applicability in DREAMS countries (Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe). Proven or innovative solutions may be submitted for consideration.
Challenge statement: Identify a solution that increases awareness about the critical post-rape care timelines related to post-exposure prophylaxis (72 hours) and emergency contraception (120 hours) and leads to a significant increase in up-take of post-rape care services. Solutions must demonstrate an understanding of the availability of post-rape care services in the local context/healthcare systems targeted, and must be able to demonstrate an increase in uptake of services in these contexts.
Challenge Close: Concept deadline: May 31, Full Application deadline: July 7
More information and application here.Local: https://www.positiveactionchallenges.com/challenges/every-hour-matters.html
The program is a two-week experiential, interactive leadership development and networking program that will be held from September 25th– October 6th, 2017 in Washington, DC; Chicago, IL; and Dallas, TX. They are currently accepting applications from emerging and established women leaders who have demonstrated an interest in and ability to mentor other women and girls and to engage in a broader network of women leaders. The program will cover the costs of travel, accommodations, and meals throughout the course of the two-week exchange for the selected group of fellows.
The online application will be open until 11:59 PM (EST) on May 19, 2017.
More information and application here.Local: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/3390380/2017-Global-Freedom-Exchange-Nomination-Application-Form
Raising Voices and CEDOVIP are pleased to announce a new course and webinar to introduce, and prepare organizations for implementing, SASA!
This webinar will introduce the four core principles of SASA! provide information on the practicalities of implementing, and give suggestions on how to budget and write proposals for SASA! programming.
The webinar will take place on May 2nd, 2017 at 3pm, East African time.
To sign up for the webinar please email your name, name of your organization, position held and contact details to email@example.com.
More information here.Local: http://raisingvoices.org/activism/institutional/#tabs-212-0-2
This web conference will explore strategies to mobilize men and boys in prevention, referencing the evidence base and on-the-ground work including Coaching Boys Into Men and other innovative community efforts. Learn from practitioners already building alliances with men and bring your ideas as we critique patriarchal norms and explore opportunities to promote healthy masculinities.
EASTERN (EST/EDT)2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
More information here.Local: http://www.preventconnect.org/2017/04/healthy-masculinities-mobilizing-men-and-boys-to-foster-positive-gender-norms/
Drawing over 1,000 attendees, the National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence features innovative practices and the latest research in the field of health and domestic & sexual violence.
More information and registration here.Fecha: Apr/28/2017 - Sep/28/2017