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Gender, equality and diversity
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GenderInfo July/August 2015

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Who, What, Where. 1

 

  •      11 July     World Population Day. 1
  •      18 July     Nelson Mandela International Day. 1
  •      30 July     International Day of Friendship. 1
  •      9 August  International Day of the World's Indigenous People. 1   
  •      12 August  International Youth Day. 1
  •      13 August International Lefthanders Day. 1
  •      19 August  World Humanitarian Day. 1

 

HIGHLIGHT - AFRICA.. 1

 

The Centre and the ILO.. 4

 

UN & WOMEN.. 4

 

  •      UN Women Training Centre eLearning Campus. 4
  •      Human Development Report 2014. 4
  •      Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Building Resilience. 4
  •      SUPPORT FOR APPOINTMENT OF A WOMAN SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS  5

 

What's new on the web. 6

 

  •      Disponibile nuovo numero di ëresFrauenInfoDonne. 6

 

What are they doing?. 7

 

  •      WINNET EUROPE – EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN RESOURCE CENTRES. 7

 

Gender Issues. 9

 

  •      Which country has the least sexist banknotes? 9

 

Focus on - Africa. 10

 

  •      Empowering African Women: Gender Is the Agenda. 10

 

  •      Central African Republic – Nuns Grow Algae to Fight Rampant Malnutrition in War-Torn CAR  13
  •      Empower young women and adolescent girls: Fast-Track the end of the AIDS epidemic in Africa  15
  •      Africa on Threshold of Triple Energy Win for People, Power and Planet 16
  •      Improving women's lives would boost Sahel's development: UN envoy. 18

 

On-going and/or coming Gender Programmes/ Conferences / Events: 19

 

  •  UN WOMEN TRAINING CENTRE - Why We Care about Care: An online moderated course on Care Economy. 19
  •  Por qué nos preocupamos por los cuidados: Curso moderado en línea sobre Economía de los Cuidados. 19
  • Igualdad de Género a nivel local en América Latina y el Caribe: Gobernabilidad democrática y desarrollo inclusivo. 20

 

  •  Launch of the 2015 Rural Women Campaign Kit  “17 Days of Activism for the Empowerment of rural women and their communities” 21
  •    REGISTRATION FOR WOMEN DELIVER’S 2016 GLOBAL CONFERENCE IS NOW OPEN. 22
  •    University Women of Europe - UWE Conference 2015: The Art of Networking Skills, Styles and Values. 23

 

Grants/Funding opportunities/Awards/Fellowships/Vacancies. 24

 

  •  Professeur·e associé·e ou Professeur·e assistant·e en PTC en Etudes Genre  //  Associate Professor or Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Gender Studies. 24
  •  Intern / Trainee Position - Joint UNITAR and DPKO gender and e-learning development 25
  • Maison des Sciences de l’Homme Lorraine (USR 3261 CNRS – Université de Lorraine) 25

 

  • Professeure ou professeur en sociologie - Étude sur le genre. 25

 

  • AID IN SUPPORT  OF GENDER EQUALITY & WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT – DONOR CHARTS  27

 

7THE ITALIAN CORNER.

 

     La letteratura? Anche senza uomini 27

 

Poets’ Corner. 28

 

     The Queen. 28

 

Quote for the Day: 29

 

JUST FOR FUN 30

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