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Feminist Leadership, Movement Building and Rights Institute - East Africa 24 - 29 October 2016, Nairobi, Kenya

Applications are due on or before 21 September 2016. To apply online, ) and e-mail the completed form to Sushma Luthra at . Send any queries to Ms. Luthra as well.

Course Content

• Social Movements and Power -- Concepts and Theory

• Movements, Organisations and Leadership -- Theory and Practice

• Current issues and challenges of the women's movement in Africa

• Feminist Leadership Africa

• Human Rights Situation in Africa

• Safety and security of HRD

• Assessing our impact - Approaches and Tools

The Institute will foreground reflection at both personal and organizational level. Activists and academics from the global South, including leading African feminist activists and scholars, will teach the course using classroom instruction, group work, case studies, simulation exercises and films.

To be selected to attend the Institute you mPust:

• Be a woman or trans* person between 25 and 45 years of age;

• Reside or work in East Africa (Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia, Somaliland, Tanzania and Uganda);

• Have a minimum of 3 years experience working on gender issues, women’s rights, development and/or youth activism (voluntary or paid);

• Be able to demonstrate how you will use what you learn at the Institute in your work and how you will continue to participate in follow-up activities;

• Have a working knowledge of the English language and/or be bilingual if French speaking.

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When: 12/9/2016

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