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Young & in Control Event - SRHR Alliance

Young & in Control Event - SRHR Alliance

Unplanned pregnancies, sexual violence, girls who get forced into marriage with older men, or sexually transmitted infections such as HIV; in a number of developing countries young people are far from in control when it comes to their sexuality. They rarely have the right to freely decide on their sexuality or do not have the right information to make healthy decisions about their own …

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Foto tentoonstelling: Van meisje naar vrouw - Afrika Museum

Foto tentoonstelling: Van meisje naar vrouw - Afrika Museum

VAN MEISJE NAAR VROUW - nieuwe overgangsrituelen bij de Masai: een foto-tentoonstelling over een nieuw overgangsritueel om als meisje een vrouw te worden bij de Masai, Kenia. De tradities van haarscheren, speciale kleding, zang, dans en gezichtsbeschildering worden nog gevierd, maar de meisjes worden niet meer besneden. In het nieuwe ritueel is dit vervangen door extra onderwijs.  Fotografe Anja Ligtenberg …

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Mass Shooting in Orlando is Not an Isolated Incident but Linked to a Larger Pattern of Societal Ills - MSMGF

Mass Shooting in Orlando is Not an Isolated Incident but Linked to a Larger Pattern of Societal Ills - MSMGF

Receiving news of the mass shooting that took place at a gay bar in Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. was unnerving and heartbreaking. The news came just after MSMGF and its partners spent the prior week educating governments, including the U.S., at the United Nations’ High-Level Meeting about why relegating gay men, sex workers, transgender people, and people who use drugs to …

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Invitation Women Deliver Debriefing

Invitation Women Deliver Debriefing

Date: 28 June 2016, 11.00-12.30.  Share-Net International is happy to invite you for a debriefing of the Women Deliver Conference 2016 on the 28th of June 2016 at our office in Amsterdam. During the meeting Women Deliver participants are invited to discuss and reflect on how the conference has been experienced, what was taken as key issues, and if and …

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New Website - Share-Net International

Share-Net International will be formally launching their new website soon. Designed and engineered with Red Orange Media and Communications, share-netinternational.org brings a new level of accessibility to Share-Net's activities, resources and latest news on SRHR. Curious?! Pay a visit to the new website and try out the new features! You will need to register for a new account, as your previous account is no longer accessible. During the …Read more

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Abortion Drone; flight to Northern Ireland - Women on Waves

Abortion Drone; flight to Northern Ireland - Women on Waves

On Tuesday 21 June, 2016 at 10.00 am the abortion drone will fly abortion pills from Ireland to Northern Ireland at Narrow Water. The Abortion Drone is a collaboration between Alliance for Choice; Rosa; Labour Alternative and Women on Waves. It is an all-island act of solidarity between women in the north and the south to highlight the violation of …

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Africa Thesis Award - African Studies Centre Leiden

Closing date: 10 July 2016. Are you interested in Africa and is your Masters thesis on a related subject? If so, the African Studies Centre Leiden is offering you the chance to win € 500,-. Moreover your thesis will be published in the ASCL's African Studies Collection. The award The award aims to encourage student research and writing on Africa and to …

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Tender with Post-qualification: Consulting Services for the Improvement of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services - Pakistan

Closing date: 21 July 2016. Reference: Rural Family Planning Project measures • Qualitative improvement of the offer and increased use of services in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights in four provinces of Pakistan • Expansion of existing approaches of experienced and qualified NGOs to improve Re-productive Health Services Consulting services requested • Coordination and facilitating project-relevant …

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Registration now open: IAS 2016 SYMPOSIUM

Registration now open: IAS 2016 SYMPOSIUM

Datum: 22 juli 2016. Om Nederlandse professionals werkzaam in het hiv/aids veld, die zelf niet naar Durban kunnen gaan, te betrekken bij dit congres organiseert het Aids Fonds – STOP AIDS NOW! – Soa Aids Nederland in samenwerking met Virology Education, een symposium op 22 juli a.s. in Amsterdam. Tijdens dit symposium zullen de hoogtepunten vanuit AIDS2016 besproken worden en zal …

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Emancipator op het Midzomergracht festival in Utrecht

Datum: 17 t/m 26 juni 2016. Emancipator is actief tijdens het jaarlijkse Midzomergracht Festival in Utrecht, van 17 t/m 26 juni 2016 met de volgende activiteiten: 19 juni: Spectrum van Seks Een interactieve middag waarin we drie verschillende taboes binnen seks aan de kaak stellen: aseksualiteit, sekswerk en seksuele voorlichting. Het doel is om seks bespreekbaar te maken in een comfortabele sfeer. Dit event is voor iedereen die …

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NVAS Seminar Looking beyond conflict - African Great Lakes

Date: Tuesday 28 June 2016, 15:00 – 17:00,  Looking beyond conflict as a determinant of mobility in the African Great Lakes by Prof. Dr. Oliver Bakewell (IMI, University of Oxford). Oliver’s work focuses on the intersections between migration and mobility and broader processes of development and change, with a particular empirical focus on migration within Africa. This seminar is a joint …

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IRC Event: ‘Accountability tools to improve WASH service delivery’

Date: July 6th, 17.00-18.30, in The Hague, The Netherlands. Minister Ploumen emphasizes the role of civil society organizations as watchdog over public services in her note 'dialogue and dissent'. They need to critically follow the performance of government in service delivery, demand accountability and engage in dialogues with government to improve services, based on such data. This is not a one-way …

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Gender Advisor

Gender Advisor

Closing date: 30 June 2016. CARE Nederland is currently looking for an Gender Advisor (32/38 hours - 0,84/1 fte) About CARE Nederland CARE Nederland (CNL) is part of CARE, an international humanitarian aid and development organization that fights global poverty and provides life-saving assistance in emergencies. CNL helps the poorest people, in the most difficult places to become more resilient regarding natural disasters and violent …

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Oxfam Novib Academy - Stages (13 vacatures)

Oxfam Novib Academy - Stages (13 vacatures)

Sluitingsdatum: 25 juni 2016. Ben je student? Oxfam Novib Academy biedt jou de mogelijkheid om bij te dragen aan het verbeteren van onze programma’s door middel van onderzoek en stage. Door samenwerking, onafhankelijk onderzoek en nieuwe inzichten optimaliseren we ons werk. Daarom werkt Oxfam Novib nauw samen met Nederlandse universiteiten en studenten van over de hele wereld. Als Oxfam Novib Academy student voer je …

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Stage bij het ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken, de Directie Sociale Ontwikkeling, Afdeling Gezondheid & Aids

Sluitingsdatum: 1 juli 2016. De afdeling Gezondheid en Aids (DSO/GA) is op zoek naar twee stagiair(e)s voor de periode 15 augustus 2016 t/m 15 februari 2017 resp. 1 september 2016 t/m augustus 28 februari 2017 (minimaal vijf, maximaal zes maanden). De werkomgeving DSO/GA vormt samen met o.a. de afdelingen DSO/MO (maatschappelijke organisaties) en de TFVG (Taskforce Vrouwenrechten en Gendergelijkheid) de …

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Gynecologist or Doctor International Health and Tropical Medicine in Ethiopia

Closing date: until filled. Asossa Hospital (serving more than 500,000 people) experiences a critical shortage of skilled health professionals (midwives, doctors, pediatricians and obstetricians), lack of experience and skills of the existing health professionals, inconsistent use of partographs for delivery services and overall inefficient management capacity to provide comprehensive emergency obstetric care services. Start: Sept-Nov 2016 Duration: 6 - 12 …

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New WHO guidelines to improve care for millions living with female genital mutilation

New WHO guidelines to improve care for millions living with female genital mutilation

Health-care providers across the world need to be prepared to provide care to girls and women who have undergone female genital mutilation (FGM). Many are unaware of the potential negative health consequences of FGM and are often inadequately trained to recognize and treat these properly. As a result, girls and women can suffer needlessly from the negative physical and mental …

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Opportunities to help safeguard sexual and reproductive health and rights in emergencies - WHO

Women and girls face diverse sexual and reproductive health challenges in emergency situations 2 May 2016 - There are now over 125 million people in need of humanitarian assistance, a fivefold increase from only a decade ago. Of some 100 million people who were targeted in 2015 with humanitarian aid, an estimated 26 million are women and girls of reproductive …

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Late sexual transmission of Zika virus related to persistence in the semen - The Lancet

Sexual transmission of Zika virus related to infected semen is now well established.1 Despite the fact that Zika virus RNA can persist in semen for up to 62 days after the beginning of the infection, no secondary case has been reported more than 19 days after the onset of signs in the man.2 We report the case of a woman …

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