Yearly Archives: 2016

HREA to offer new course on gender responsive budgeting

Gender Responsive Budgeting (image: Penang Monthly)

HREA will offer a new short e-learning course on gender responsive budgeting. In three 90-minute webinars participants will learn how to asses the impact of government expenditures on citizens, women and men, and to transform budget programmes to target priority needs and

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International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Frank Elbers

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. On this day in 1990, the World Health Organization (WHO) removed homosexuality from its list of mental illnesses. Like racism, xenophobia or anti-semitism, homophobia and transphobia are forms of discrimination. They include the

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Call for applications for Managing Gender-based Violence in Emergencies training (Nairobi, 8-12 August 2016)

Photo source: UNFPA

HREA, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the International Medical Corps are currently accepting applications from emerging specialists for the five-day, in-person training titled ‘Managing Gender-Based Violence Programs in Emergencies Training Course’ as part of a global learning program.

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MA in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies at Lebanese American University

Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World

The Lebanese American University (LAU) in Beirut, Lebanon has just launched a one-year MA in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies. This program blends academic research, intellectual rigor, and social activism to equip students with the practical and theoretical knowledge needed to challenge

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UNFPA, International Medical Corps and HREA Launch Training Program on GBV in Humanitarian Settings

Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), International Medical Corps, and HREA have created a multi-phase global learning program to increase the number of gender-based violence (GBV) specialists with the technical knowledge and skills needed to respond in emergencies, including natural disaster,

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Spanish version of violence prevention resource now available

Total humano

The Spanish version of Human Total: A Violence Prevention Learning Resource, a manual created by HREA, the International Center for Alcohol Policies (ICAP) and the Instituto Mexicano de Investigación Familia y de Población (IMIFAP), is now available. Total humano: un

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Human Rights Education Indicator Framework now available in English, French and Spanish

Human Rights Education Indicator Framework

The Human Rights Education Indicator Framework: Key indicators to monitor and assess the implementation of human rights education and training is now available in French and Spanish, in addition to the English version that appeared in 2015. This resource provides a

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International experts applaud efforts of Dutch government to prevent radicalization, recommend stronger emphasis on human rights and global citizenship in curriculum

IHREC 2015

For immediate release 6 January 2016 International experts applaud the resolve of the government to address education against radicalization as part of the Netherlands EU presidency yet they call on the Minister of Education to include of human rights education as part

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