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November 2019

Ethics and Advocacy

November 12, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Kenyatta International Conference Center (KICC) Nairobi, Kenya + Google Map

In almost all countries, health providers and ministries embrace the same core ethical principles: Do No Harm, Do Good, Respect Autonomy and Do Justice. Yet these principles are not always applied to sexual and reproductive health. In fact, in many places, reproductive health services are under attack, and some constituencies are unmoved by appeals about women’s rights, human rights and public health. This session will explore whether the core principles of medical and health ethics could provide a new and…

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Data for Digital Advocacy – Training

November 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kampala, Plot 7 Kulubya Close, Bugolobi Uganda + Google Map

Did you know that you can use data for advocacy? Organizations are often wary of creating their own data visualizations or using data because some data projects might require setting up a team of designers, data scientists, and developers to bring to life. In addition to this, even organizations that collect data lack access to the necessary skills and knowledge to extract meaningful information out of it. Join Pollicy on 13 November from 2 - 5 pm at Pollicy New…

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Unstereotyping – uncovering and responding to gender biases in communications.

November 29, 2019 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Mpaka Road, Westlands Kenya + Google Map

This event is part of a four-part happy hour series by Kantar  named “When the Brain Fights Back”.  They will share interesting information from global and Kantar projects and approaches, followed by informal discussions and happy hour drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). Venue: Mpaka Road, Westlands (TNS RMS Center) – just down from Brick Court, opposite Bishan Plaza Please RSVP to [email protected] or 0722522657 as spaces are limited. Parking will be available please arrange with [email protected] in advance.  

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July 2020

Twitter chat @devex: Global Response & Gender Data

July 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

How data can support women and girls during the COVID-19 crisis?

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August 2020

Request for Proposal by UN Women Ethiopia: SRMNCAH in refugee and host communities

August 21

Deadline 21 August 2020

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Request for Proposals: Covid-19 response for Adolescent Girls in Uganda

August 30

Deadline: 30 August 2020

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September 2020

USAID E-WASH Programme: Civic Advocacy and WASH Stakeholders Engagement Grant (Nigeria)

September 5

Deadline 5 September 2020

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Call for Proposals: Environmental Justice Research Fellowship (Kenya)

September 17

Deadline 17 September 2020 Natural Justice has announced a call for proposals for the Environmental Justice (EJ) Research Fellowship to offer an exciting opportunity to young, up and coming Kenyan professionals who are passionate about supporting communities in securing rights to their lands, resources and knowledge, by carrying out quality evidence-based research. The fellows will be introduced to a broad spectrum of issues within environmental justice and provided hands on experience and training in research, legal empowerment, data collection and…

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Call for Applications: Capacity Building Workshop Strategic Advocacy & Litigation for LGBTI Human Rights Defenders in Africa

September 18

Application deadline: 18 September 2020 The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, with the support of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa, cordially invites you to apply for the Capacity Building Workshop on Strategic Advocacy and Litigation for human rights defenders working on the promotion and protection of the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons in Africa. The LGBTI Human Rights Defenders Workshop…

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Appel à propositions: Solutions numériques innovantes pour la résilience des MPME dans le contexte COVID 19 en République Démocratique du Congo

September 20

Date limite: 20 Septembre 2020 Conformément aux efforts coordonnés des Nations Unies pour faire face à la pandémie du COVID-19, l’UNCDF soutient les pays les moins avancés (PMA) et les autres pays dans le besoin par le biais de son mandat principal de construire des économies locales stables et résilientes. À travers une gamme de compétences techniques et d'instruments d’investissement, l’agence veut réduire et limiter les difficultés économiques et sociales des communautés les plus pauvres. Pour plus d'informations sur l'action de…

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Akili Dada inviting Young Women Leaders for Dadas Rise Program – Kenya, Rwanda & Tanzania

September 29

Application deadline: 29 September 2020 Are you a young woman leader below the age of 35? Do you believe in feminist theory and practice? Are you leading an organization in Kenya, Rwanda or Tanzania? Akili Dada  is inviting applications from young women Executive Directors of women’s or girls’ rights organizations. Akili Dada, through the Dadas Rise project, seeks to empower budding heads of women’s rights/girls’ rights organizations to effectively engage in the feminist movement in East Africa. Akili Dada is…

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Call for Applications: “My Voice My Action” campaign

September 30

Application deadline: 30 September 2020   The African Union is launching a call for applications for all African CSOs interested in being part of the "My Voice My Action" campaign and actively involved in the WPS agenda. The year 2020 represents a landmark in efforts to promote and protect women’s rights both globally and continentally. It marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, the twentieth anniversary of United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325; the seventeenth anniversary…

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October 2020

Emploie: Consultant(e) Campagne Sahel

October 16

Date finale: 16 Octobre 2020 Novembre 2020 pour une période initiale de 4 mois INFORMATIONS CLES Lieu: Région de l'Afrique de l'Ouest - Le consultant travaillera à domicile et doit disposer d'une connexion internet et téléphonique fiable. Responsable: Directeur de la campagne Sahel de Crisis Action (basé à Paris) Rémunération : Un forfait journalier compétitif, selon l'expérience Disponibilité: Plein temps à compter de novembre 2020, pour une période initiale de 4 mois avec possibilité de prolongation Langues: Anglais et français…

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Job opportunity: Program Management Officer

October 22

Application deadline: Thursday October 22, 2020 Department: Africa CDC Headquarters Duty Station: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Background: The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) is a non-profit organisation established in 2005 with a mission to improve human health through the strengthening and expansion of applied epidemiology and laboratory capacity in partnership with Ministries of Health, Non-Governmental Organisations, international agencies, private sector and other public health agencies. AFENET has its headquarters in Kampala, Uganda with operations in more than 30 African Countries. The…

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Africa Digital Awards

October 24

Submit your entry here by 24 October 2020 : Established in 2019, The Africa Digital Awards is a continental award that honours Africa’s Digital Champions, Innovators and Inventions that are impacting lives, changing cultures and transforming how the continent is leveraging digital. 1. Who Can Enter? The Awards are open to entries from the entire Digital community in Africa. From startups working on digital products to corporate organisations leveraging on digital for transformation. 2. How will Entries be Judged?…

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Call for Applications: 2020 Paradigm Initiative’s Digital Rights Academy

October 24

Deadline 24 October 2020 The Academy runs from 9-13 November 2020 Apply here: Applications are open for the 2020 Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights Academy, this academy will be focused on understanding and navigating the policy and regulatory landscape related to digital rights and security, as well as capacity building in advocacy and engagement strategies for those who work or are interested in promoting and defending human rights online in Africa. Objectives The subject of human rights online has never…

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