Monthly Archives: May 2016

Carnival is woman. What if women refused to show up for carnival?

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Carnivals, dubs, fetes…are grossly hostile and violent to women.  These are value producing, income generating activities from which men disproportionately benefit and where women are collectively unsafe.

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I have written previously about being a 16-year-old girl at a school fair when a grown-ass man burnt me with his cigarette because I refused to dance with him. I my teens I watched the colour drain…

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

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Deadline extended to May 31st.
Four positions available in the eastern Caribbean
Vision: An empowered eastern Caribbean that promotes a culture of human rights, equality, justice and respect for all people.
Positions sought:
* Director of Advocacy and Programs
* Communication
* Finance Manager
* Program Officer

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Eastern Caribbean Alliance for Diversity and Equality (ECADE)
Massade, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

ECADE will serve as a eastern Caribbean hub to provide technical and financial support to the strategies of member organizations including:
Rationalization of governance and legal issues
Stakeholder training
Capacity building of key populations and sectors
Policy advocacy
Media advocacy

Mission: To strengthen regional capacity for the defense and realization of full recognition of human rights related to SOGIEI (sexual orientation, gender identity and expression and intersex) through training, network expansion, development of grassroots HRDs and organizations and sensitization of policy makers, legislators, government and service providers.

Vision:  An empowered Eastern Caribbean that promotes a culture of human rights, equality, justice and respect for all people.
Positions sought:
* Director of Advocacy and Programs
* Communication
* Finance Manager
* Program Officer

Location:
Eastern Caribbean, with some travel required

Remuneration:
Commensurate with qualifications and…

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