India's first job opportunities portal for transgender people on Facebook. Access and share. In English and Tamil. A Sahodari Foundation Initiative.
Certified Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers.
The UN Women Training Centre offers a Certified Professional Development Programme for Gender Trainers. This certification is a 6-month programme that aims to reposition training for gender equality as a strategy to challenge and engender mainstream development and support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. The programme will be held October 23 2017 - 20 April 2018, and will include two face-to-face workshops in Amsterdam, Netherlands, moderated online sessions and virtual mentoring and networking.
Thanks to Lynn Burgess
EvalYouth is seeking to hire a consultant to help with the Content Review and Generation for the EvalYouth Mentoring Program. Terms of Reference and more details can be found here:
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Final evaluation of ILO's work on strengthened institutional capacity Call for Expressions of Interest
Tata Trusts invites applications for research grants in three areas — autism, dyslexia and public health. Individuals not attached to any institution (such as academic institutions, research institutions, NGOs) are encouraged to apply, provided they meet the requirements. Individuals of all ages may apply.
The duration of the research grant varies from six months to one year to two years. Tata Trusts reserves the right to evaluate the projects, with respect to the topic and duration. The grant covers the following — a monthly stipend, a book / journal / research database allowance, and a communication and travel (domestic) allowance. In some cases, funds for international travel may be considered.
Open for applicants with a master’s degree or a PhD and with 4-10 years of relevant experience
Open for applicants with a master’s degree or a PhD and with 10-15 years of relevant experience, with a demonstrated ability to conduct or lead an independent research programme
Master’s degree in psychology (general or a relevant branch), education or counselling
Please note: Individuals who have already received a grant from any other entity are not eligible to apply
Please note: Application forms will be accepted by the Trusts from July 24, 2017 to August 24, 2017.
Research Fellows will be selected based on their written proposals and a personal interview by a panel, whose decision is final. Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the date of the interview. Candidates may avail of the option of being interviewed over Skype or in person at the Trusts’ office. Candidates may note that inquiries into the status of the proposal will not be entertained. Additionally, once the decision is communicated, no further queries will be addressed.
Hours per week: 17.5 (0.5 FTE)
Contract type: Fixed-term for 1 year
The Institute of Development Studies (IDS) is a leading global organisation for research, teaching and communication on international development, and is based on the University of Sussex campus surrounded by the beautiful countryside of the Sussex South Downs.
We require an enthusiastic and motivated Research Assistant to join the Action for Empowerment and Accountability Research Programme at IDS. The Research Assistant will work on research projects across the programme to carry out literature reviews, undertake data analysis and provide other research support services as required.
The successful candidate will have outstanding writing skills, and experience of undertaking academic research, using qualitative software and databases. The role will require working across a number of projects and with a number of different research leads so applicants must be able to work independently, be well organized and systematic, with attention to detail, but also able to take a flexible approach to managing their workload. The successful candidate will have an interest and some experience in working on the issue of the role of social and political action in empowerment and accountability; knowledge of contexts of fragility and conflict, especially in the developing world is also essential.
IDS’ vision is a world in which poverty does not exist, social justice prevails and the voices of all people are heard in national and international institutions. We believe that generating, mobilising and sharing knowledge, through research, teaching and communications plays a key part in realising this vision.
Salary: £25,486 - £30,929per annum, notional, pro rata (depending on experience) in the IDS grade 5 range
Closing date: Tuesday, 29 August 2017, 10am
Interview date: Week commencing 11 September 2017
Recon Awards 2017 - Open Call for Youth Nominations
The IJR's Reconciliation Award is an initiative aimed at recognising the contribution of young people across the African continent. The IJR would like to recognise 10 young activists who are doing exceptional work in the Gender Justice Field in Africa. We are hereby calling for nominations to be sent in by the public.
Click here to fill out the nomination form.
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