Tender No. FNT/03/2017-2019 FEMNET is a pan-African regional women’s rights network that has been in existence for close to 30 years and has been at the forefront championing gender equality, and women’s rights through delivery of critical information, and strengthening linkages and collaboration among women’s organizations and individuals. FEMNET is inviting applications for pre-qualifications /registration […]

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Vacancy Announcement Position: Head of Advocacy Programme Deadline: Wednesday November 23, 2016   FEMNET, a pan-African women’s rights Organization, is looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of Head of Advocacy Programme. This position provides an opportunity to manage and support exciting advocacy initiatives and campaigns on women’s human rights in a stimulating, […]

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Theme: Land nurturing people nurturing life The UNCCD is pleased to announce its first Short Writing Contest. The theme is ‘Land nurturing people nurturing life How would you express your relationship with land in a poem? ​What does land mean to you? Do you know any proverb about land in your country? Is it still […]

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This free web-based course by Gender Hub provides participants with a general grounding in the current concepts of governance from a gender perspective, and offers some examples and resources for applying these within key governance institutions, with a focus on governments, and in particular Nigeria. The course has been designed for a broad range of […]

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source: The News Leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff was re-elected president of Brazil on Sunday, the country’s Supreme Electoral Tribunal said, after a down-to-the-wire race against center-right challenger Aecio Neves. Rousseff, the first woman president of the world’s seventh-largest economy, took 51.64 percent of the vote to 48.36 percent for business favorite Aecio Neves, election officials […]

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Source: AU Call for papers for publication on the theme “Year of Women’s Empowerment and Development towards Africa’s Agenda 2063” AU ECHO is published by the Directorate of Information and Communication of the African Union Commission during the ordinary summits of the African Union. At a time when Africa continues to face adverse publicity despite […]

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By Bethseba Akoyo The United Nation’s International Youth Day is celebrated on August 12th every year to acknowledge the efforts of the youth in society and foster an understanding of issues affecting the youth. This year’s theme of the International Youth Day is “Youth and Mental Health” under the motto “Mental Health Awareness”. The United […]

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