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November 8, 2017

Gender, Power and Justice Primer

The Gender, Power and Justice Primer is a curated gender resource highlighting key gender statistics, global commitments, evidence, and promising practices at the intersection of international...

November 8, 2017

Don't Shoot the Messenger! Journalists as Human Rights Defenders in the East and Horn of Africa

”…amid growing restrictions on civic space in the sub-region, journalists play a critical role in exposing human rights violations and providing vital information and analysis of current events....

November 2, 2017

When a King Has Good Counsellors, His Reign is Peaceful: Video and Facilitator's Guide

To draw leaders’ attention to the problem of stunting and their role in improving young children’s nutrition outcomes, the Strengthening Partnerships, Results, and Innovations in Nutrition Globally (...

October 31, 2017

Assessing How Agricultural Technologies Can Change Gender Dynamics and Food Security - A Three-Part Toolkit

The INGENAES toolkit, developed by Cultural Practice, LLC, introduces a methodology that is designed to aid practitioners and researchers in assessing whether agricultural technologies they are...

October 27, 2017

Practical Guide to Foster Community Acceptance of Girls Associated with Armed Groups in DR Congo

“The road to reintegration is long and difficult, it starts when the girl leaves the armed group but only ends when she has found a place in her family and community again and is fully accepted by...

October 27, 2017

Equipping Adolescent Girls with Health, Life Skills and Financial Literacy Through Safe Spaces - Learning Brief

“A safe space is a place where anyone can relax and be able to fully express themselves, without feeling uncomfortable, unwelcome, or unsafe on account of gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation,...

October 26, 2017

Child Marriage, Adolescent Pregnancy and Family Formation in West and Central Africa - Patterns, Trends and Drivers of Change

“Of the 15 countries where the rate of child marriage is over 30 percent, nine are in West and Central Africa, with Niger having the highest rates in the world. The West and Central Africa region...

October 26, 2017

Child Marriage, Adolescent Pregnancy and Family Formation in West and Central Africa - Patterns, Trends and Drivers of Change

“Of the 15 countries where the rate of child marriage is over 30 percent, nine are in West and Central Africa, with Niger having the highest rates in the world. The West and Central Africa region...

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Documentary Photography Audience Engagement Grant

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The Open Society Foundations (OSF) Documentary Photography Project is offering a grant to support alternative models for presenting and disseminating documentary photography in ways that advance social change.

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June 18, 2013

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Improving Routine Health Information Systems

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Location: Dakar, Senegal

Dates: May 7 2012 to May 25 2012

The African Centre for Advanced Studies in Management (CESAG) in Dakar, Senegal, in partnership with MEASURE Evaluation, will hold a workshop on Improving Routine Health Information Systems in Francophone Africa.

Monitoring and Evaluation of Malaria Workshop for Health Professionals in Africa

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Location: University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana

Dates: June 25 2012 08:00 AM to July 06 2012 05:00 PM

MEASURE Evaluation, in partnership with the School of Public Health, University of Ghana, announces a Monitoring and Evaluation of Malaria Workshop for health professionals in Africa.

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The Above the Fray Fellowship

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The Above the Fray fellowship is designed to give a promising journalist the opportunity to cover important but under-reported stories from a location not in the United States. Above the Fray, a fellowship in conjunction with National Public Radio (NPR) in the US, is the keynote programme of the John Alexander Project. 

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July 1, 2012

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UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al Khalifa Prize for the Use of ICTs in Education

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“Educating Youth for Responsible Global Digital Citizenship” is the theme of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for the Use of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) in Education. Funded by the Kingdom of Bahrain, the US$50,000 prize is divided between two winners. This prize rewards activities that demonstrate best practice as well as creative use of ICTs to enhance learning, teaching, and overall educational performance.

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April 16, 2012

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International ReSource Award for Sustainable Watershed Management

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April 30, 2012

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Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Health

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The Abraham Horwitz Award for Excellence in Leadership in Inter-American Health, created in 1975, honours creative public health leaders whose commitment to public health stimulates excellence among their peers, staff, and other public health professionals. This award recognises committed leaders and their contributions to public health resulting in region-wide improvements in the lives of the peoples of the Americas.

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June 15, 2012

Moving Walls Documentary Photography Exhibition

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The Open Society Institute (OSI) invites photographers to submit a proposal and completed body of work for consideration in the Moving Walls group exhibition.

Moving Walls is an exhibition series that features in-depth explorations of human rights and social issues. Thematically linked to OSI's mission, Moving Walls is exhibited at OSI’s offices in New York, NY, and Washington, DC, United States, and includes seven discrete bodies of work.

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April 30, 2012

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Clarence Moore Award for Voluntary Service

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The Clarence H. Moore Award for Excellence in Voluntary Service was established to recognise the benefits that the voluntary/non-governmental sector contributes to the public health mission and to improving the lives of the peoples of the Americas. This award calls attention to the achievements of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) performing work in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region to improve public health.

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June 15, 2012

Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Health Literature

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The Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Public Health Literature was created in 1990 to recognise significant contributions to health literature in the Latin America and the Caribbean Region and to promote the highest standards of research, specifically research that emphasises regional impact. A paper selected for the Fred L. Soper Award for Excellence in Public Health Literature will have high and far-reaching impact on policy and research with a focus in the region of the Americas, especially in Latin America and/or the Caribbean.

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June 15, 2012

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