Call for applications – Training program on the Equal Status & Human Rights of Women in East Africa

Africa Youth Trust, in partnership with the Raoul Wallenberg Institute invites applications for the third Training Program on The Equal Status and Human Rights of Women in East Africa (EAHUWO).

The program is jointly being undertaken by Africa Youth Trust (Kenya) and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (Sweden) with sponsorship from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).

Program Objective

The program aims at strengthening the human rights of women in the Eastern Africa region, by promoting awareness of applicable international human rights standards among advocates, government officials and academicians working on gender equality issues. The program seeks to undertake a training that will target sustainable development by building the capacity of participating organizations to advance policies and implement actions on women human rights.

Course Content:

During the two-week training, particular attention will be placed on regional mechanisms for the protection of women rights as human rights, and the role of women in national peace-building and democratic governance.

The approach of the training is interdisciplinary and involves aspects of law and social sciences. The program will provide an opportunity for participants to exchange experiences and ideas from their national context, while offering a forum for discussions from a regional perspective.

Target countries: Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda. Applications from candidates from other countries other than those mentioned above will not be considered, due to budgetary limitation.

Target audience:

The training is open to representatives from government agencies and civil society organizations, both men and women, preferably in middle to senior level management, with the proven ability (or demonstrated potential) to design and influence the policy-making and national reform processes on issues of human rights of women. It is mandatory for applicants to be nominated by their institutions/ organizations.

Dates of Training: May 3– 14, 2010

Venue: Naivasha, Kenya.

For application details see attached or visit www.africayouthtrust.org/eahuwo or www.rwi.lu.se or send an email to the Program Administrator on eahuwo@africayouthtrust.org

Closing date for applications is April 12, 2010.

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7 Responses to Call for applications – Training program on the Equal Status & Human Rights of Women in East Africa

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  2. thanks for the wonderful you doing
    i will be indeed grateful to receive constant info from your end
    these are my details
    JOSEPH SENYO KWAHIE
    DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMES
    COMMUNITY AND FAMILY AID FOUNDATION
    PO BOXNT306,NEW TOWN
    ACCRA-GHANA

  3. thanks for the wonderful WORK you ARE doing
    i will be indeed grateful to receive constant info from your end
    these are my details
    JOSEPH SENYO KWAHIE
    DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMES
    COMMUNITY AND FAMILY AID FOUNDATION
    PO BOXNT306,NEW TOWN
    ACCRA-GHANA

  4. yipe says:

    Apart from following our blog, the best way to get constant information will be to follow us on twitter at http://twitter.com/yipeorg

  5. Faith Mwende says:

    That’s awesome! am impressed by the work that you are doing. I would also like to participate in this year’s training programme on human rights. Kindly keep me posted. Thanks and have a blessed 2011!

  6. Kudos! to the fantastic work that you are doing. Am a firm believer, supporter and promoter of women rights via advocacy and litigation. I would like to participate in the 2011 training as the same will be value adding to my work, kindly let me when i can make my application. Thank you.

  7. WILKENS KISIA says:

    we appreciate your good endevours in uplifting the youth generation, bravooo!

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