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Gender in Development and Humanitarian Assistance Diploma

Gender in Development and Humanitarian Assistance Diploma

The first cycle of the new Gender in Development and Humanitarian Assistance (GDHA) Diploma will start in January 2017. This continuing education program for practitioners and students provides skills to address the full range of gender issues in development and humanitarian

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Launch of Gender in Development and Humanitarian Assistance program

GDHA Launch

On Friday, 21 October at 17:00 the new Gender in Development and Humanitarian Assistance (GDHA) Diploma will be launched at Lebanese American University in Beirut. The GDHA is a collaboration between HREA, the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW)

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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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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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HREA partners with the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World

Institute for Women's Studies in the Arab World

HREA has partnered with the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World (IWSAW) at the Lebanese American University (LAU) to offer a certificate program in Gender in Development and Humanitarian Assistance. Due to the increase in suffering, violence, and

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Orange your world!

Frank Elbers

In December 1999, the 54th session of the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 54/134 declaring November 25th the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The origins of November 25th go back to 1960, when the three

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New initiative to end gender-based violence in emergencies

UNFPA

HREA has partnered with the International Medical Corps and UNFPA in a new three-year capacity building program to combat gender-based violence (GBV) in emergencies. The “Expanding Global GBV Capacity: The Managing GBV in Emergencies Learning Program” aims to increase the number

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TED talk by HREA alum Lina Abirafeh: Women’s Safety In A Violent World

In humanitarian emergencies, like conflicts and natural disasters, violence against women increases. What does it take to ensure that women are safe? Lina Abirafeh, Gender-Based Violence in Emergencies Specialist and HREA alum, shares her big idea for taking on, and ending,

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