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  • Title: Fahamu | Networks for Social Justice
    Descriptive info: .. Search form.. Search.. Home.. Who We Are.. About Fahamu.. Fahamu Staff.. Institutional Profile.. Awards.. Contact Us.. What We Do.. Adilisha.. FPAF Fellowship Program.. Fahamu Courses.. MBBC.. SWLI.. Pambazuka.. Pambazuka News.. Pambazuka Press.. Tuliwaza.. Activist in Residence.. Emerging Powers.. Knowledge Management.. Tafakari Forums.. Utetezi.. AU Monitor.. Change Initiative.. Labour movements.. New Media to End GBV.. We are the Solution.. Who we work with.. Partners.. Funders.. Read, Listen Watch.. Multimedia.. News Announcements.. Newsletters Platforms.. Your Voice.. Get Involved.. Donate.. Internship/Volunteer.. Events.. Facebook.. Twitter.. Fahamu supports the movement for social justice in Africa.. by generating knowledge to serve activism.. by creating learning for, by and across movements.. by amplifying Africa-centred voices, perspectives and solutions.. by creating platforms for analysis and debate.. FAHAMU S PROGRAMMES.. ADILISHA.. Education for Social Justice.. PAMBAZUKA.. Analysis and Debate on Freedom and Justice.. TULIWAZA.. Knowledge Building and Generation.. UTETEZI.. Africa-centred Advocacy.. SUPPORT FAHAMU.. Make an online donation now to support our programmes.. Skip to Navigation.. RECENT BOOKS FROM PAMBAZUKA PRESS.. Global NATO and the Catastrophic Failure in Libya.. Scholar Horace Campbell investigates the political and economic crises of the early twenty-first century through the prism of NATO's intervention in Libya.. How  ...   in Kenya and Senegal, and administrative office in Oxford, United Kingdom.. Fahamu aims to support the building of progressive pan-African social movements by stimulating debate, discussion and analysis, building a culture of respect for human.. Read more.. about Programme Officer - Utetezi/Advocacy, Fahamu.. Children driven Advocacy – Resisting child labour in Mt Elgon.. Evelyn Mkite is a fellow based in Cheptais location in the Mt Elgon region in Bungoma County.. Her activism work revolves around fighting against child labour in Cheptais with the intent of keeping children in school.. In the Mt Elgon region there has been an upsurge of school dropping-out over the last couple of years.. about Children driven Advocacy – Resisting child labour in Mt Elgon.. READ THE LATEST FROM PAMBAZUKA NEWS.. Kenya terror attack: Putting the Westgate siege in context.. An African American perspective on US exceptionalism.. GMOs - who will feed us and what will they feed us?.. How the West helps its African allies to lose elections.. Citizen perspectives on the role of the African Parliament’s monitoring of AU legal instruments.. More.. Quick Links.. Who we are.. What we do.. Read, listen and watch.. Get involved.. Contact us..

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  • Title: About Us | Fahamu
    Descriptive info: LINKS AND RESOURCES.. Adilisha.. Courses.. Distance Learning for Social Justice.. AU.. Monitor.. Citizen's Engaging the African Union.. Building Change in Kenya.. Fellowship Program.. Fahamu Pan-African Fellowship Program.. Pambazuka.. News.. Pan-African Voices for Freedom and Justice.. The Progressive Pan-African Publisher.. E-learning Platform for Queer African Activists.. SOAWR.. Solidarity for African Women's Rights.. PREVIOUS ANNUAL REPORTS.. Fahamu's previous Annual Reports are available in pdf:.. 2007/2008.. 2006/2007.. 2005/2006.. 2004/2005.. QUOTE.. Fahamu's work is fresh, progressive and necessary.. They are on the pulse of African activism and critical thinking, managing to bridge the often large divide between Francophone and Anglophone Africa, and creating a forum for an amazing diversity of African social justice, democracy and human rights movements to dialogue with each other and with the rest of Africa and indeed the world.. Jessica Horn, Akiiki consulting.. About Us.. Our Vision.. Fahamu has a vision of the world where people organise to emancipate themselves from all forms of oppression, recognise their social responsibilities, respect each other’s differences, and realise their full potential.. Our Mission.. Fahamu strengthens and nurtures the movement for social justice in Africa by:.. generating knowledge to serve activism, bridging the gap between theory and practice –.. creating learning for, by and across movements –.. amplifying  ...   Africa-centred solutions through diverse, innovative and effective strategies and tactics.. actively participate in local, national, continental and global processes as significant actors for change.. develop self-sustaining and self-determining movements.. locate themselves within an African context, with respect to one another and multiple stakeholders, both historically and contemporarily.. create alternative frameworks and realities for progressive change.. Fahamu is distinctively placed as a pan-African organisation supporting and working collaboratively with social movements over the long term.. Rather than imposing generic solutions to address the needs of and to strengthen movements, Fahamu is committed to ensuring that our interventions are relevant, timely and significant to the movements we serve.. Our approach respects the collective leadership, self-determination and self-sustainability of our partners.. Further, Fahamu seeks to provide diverse and innovative approaches, tactics and resources to the social movements that we work with.. With our expertise, access to information and networks, we seek to enhance the access of transformative social movements to each other as well as to the processes, knowledge, skills, experience and platforms to strengthen their work.. Fahamu comprises a small core of highly skilled and experienced staff based in Nairobi, Kenya; Cape Town, South Africa; Dakar, Senegal and Oxford, UK.. Learn more about our.. staff.. and.. board..

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  • Title: Our Team | Fahamu
    Descriptive info: Our Team.. Zo Randriamaro: Executive Director.. Zo Randriamaro.. is a human rights and feminist activist from Madagascar.. She is a development sociologist by training and has authored several published papers on the gender dimensions of economic, trade and global governance issues.. She has been involved in research and advocacy around these issues for more than a decade in Africa as well as at the global level, and has served as an expert for international organizations and the major United Nations agencies.. She is currently the Interim Executive Director of Fahamu.. She is also the Chair of the Research and Support Center for Development Alternatives - Indian Ocean (RSCDA-IO) and an Associate of DAWN (Development Alternatives with Women For a New Era).. Ama Biney: Editor-in-Chief, Pambazuka News.. Ama Biney (Dr).. has worked as a freelance journalist and lecturer.. She has over 20 years teaching experience in the UK and has taught courses in African history (ancient and modern); Caribbean History; post-independence African political history; the history of Pan-Africanism and the history of black people in Britain.. Among her recent publications are:.. The Political and Social Thought of Kwame Nkrumah (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).. ; “.. The Intellectual and Political Legacies of Kwame Nkrumah.. ” in From.. Colonization to Globalization The Intellectual and Political Legacies of Kwame Nkrumah and Africa’s Future.. edited by C.. Quist-Adade and C.. Frances (Dayspring, 2011);.. Speaking Truth to Power: Selected Pan-African Postcards of Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem.. compiled by A.. Biney A.. Olukoshi (Pambazuka Press, African Women’s Development Fund, CODESIRA, 2010).. Famara Diédhiou: Project Coordinator, Utetezi - We are the Solution.. Famara.. joins Fahamu as the coordinator of the 'We are the solution' campaign to promote family farming in Africa.. Famara has worked with community-based organisations on agroecology.. Roy Gitobu: ICT Officer.. Prior to joining Fahamu,.. Roy.. worked with the Ministry of Infrastructure in Rwanda as a GIS/IT Consultant.. Roy has also worked at UNEP as a Technical Developer supporting youth networks and outreach websites.. Roy is a ICT specialist in Microsoft systems, social networking and using ICT for outreach, capacity building and social economic development.. Hilary Isaac: Office Management.. Hilary.. has previously worked in administration for the UK bookseller WH Smith and Helicon Publishing, a small, independent publishing company.. Winnie Kariuki: Programme Assistant.. Winnie.. began working for Fahamu as a volunteer, assisting in the preparations for  ...   Fahamu as an intern for several months under the Adilisha programme and is currently a programme assistant in the Fahamu Kenya office.. He comes to Fahamu with a background in education.. George Mwai: Programme Officer, Adilisha.. George.. is a programme officer in the Education for Social Justice programme.. He brings experience of having worked with organisations that run social justice and human rights education programmes in Kenya and in East Africa.. He has experience training CSOs (civil society organisations) on advocacy, human rights education, monitoring, evaluation and reporting.. Elizabeth Ngure: Office Administrator.. Elizabeth.. has 2 years experience accounting an adminstration jobs as gained in the Auto-mobile industry.. Her experience is enhanced by a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance Management Science plus CPA (K) qualification.. As an Office Administrator, Elizabeth is responsible for the administration and reporting of the business operations with focus on finance, process controls and governance.. Accounting aspects are also in her control.. Yves Niyiragira: Programme Manager.. Yves Niyiragira.. is from Burundi and joined Fahamu in 2006 when the Nairobi office opened.. He has more than six years of experience in policy analysis, advocacy, monitoring and campaign on a number of charters, protocols, conventions and policy standards of the African Union, especially those related to governance, democracy, freedom of movement and women’s rights among others as well as a solid understanding of international affairs and international humanitarian laws.. He holds a Masters degree in International Relations.. Patita Tingoi: Programme Officer, Utetezi - Change initiative.. Patita.. joined Fahamu after completing her postgraduate studies in public policy and advocacy at the SIT Graduate Institute, USA.. She has previously worked with the Centre for Minority Rights Development, League of Pastoralist Women of Kenya and volunteered with World Learning in Washington DC.. Maggy Waithiru: Finance Operations Manager.. Maggy.. joined Fahamu in April 2013 as a new comer into civil society but with extensive experience drawn from the UN and aid agencies.. She has international work experience having worked in post conflict countries, namely Sierra Leone, Haiti, Somalia and South Sudan, handling finance and operations responsibilities as well as project management.. Her previous work has involved not only working with government officials and donors but also with local NGOs, grassroot communities and community based organizations.. Her role within Fahamu is oversight of the organization’s financial resources and operational management..

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  • Title: Institutional Profile | Fahamu
    Descriptive info: Fahamu Trust.. Fahamu Ltd is registered in Kenya as F15/2006.. Fahamu Trust is registered as a charity in the UK (no.. 1100304) and company ltd by guarantee 4241054 in July 2003.. Fahamu SA is registered as a trust in South Africa IT 37201.. Board of trustees.. Patricia Daley.. Patricia Daley is the Chair of the Board of Fahamu.. She is of Jamaican origin and lives in the UK.. She is a lecturer in Human Geography at the School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University, and a Tutorial Fellow at Jesus College Oxford.. She teaches and researches on Africa, especially conflict, refugees, gender-based violence and peace, and on land and environmental issues.. She has a number of publications on these themes, including the book, Gender and Genocide: the Search for Spaces of Peace in Central Africa, published by James Currey.. She is currently working on two book manuscripts: one on ‘land grabs and displacement in East Africa’ and another on ‘sexual politics in Africa’.. Patricia is a regular contributor of articles to Pambazuka News.. Paddy Coulter.. Paddy Coulter is a specialist in media and development and is a partner in the Oxford Global Media consultancy.. He is an Associate Fellow of Green Templeton College, University of Oxford and works on media and communications issues for the Oxford Poverty Human Development Initiative (OPHI) of the university’s Department of International Development.. He is also a core partner of CERES21.. (Creative Responses to Sustainability) , the international research venture of the Centre for Development and Environment of the University of Oslo and the Institute for Innovation and Economic Organisation at the Norwegian School of Management.. Joss Saunders.. Joss Saunders has since 1998 been the General Counsel and Company Secretary of Oxfam GB.. This follows previous roles in Uganda, UK, and Poland.. He taught at a govenment secondary school in Uganda in the 1980s,  ...   and edited books on wide ranging subjects including on African politics, Peace and Security, International Economics, South - South Cooperation and Human Rights.. Prior to the South Centre, he served as the Founding Director of the Southern and Eastern African Trade Information and Negotiations Institute (SEATINI).. He has also served on several national and international advisory committees.. In 2009 he held the Claude Ake Chair at the University of Uppsala and the Nordic Africa Institute in Sweden.. He is on the Board of Fahamu/Pambazuka, a Pan-African network and website.. Presently, he and his wife spend time between Oxford in the UK, and in Uganda and Zimbabwe.. Onyekachi Wambu.. Onyekachi Wambu is a UK based commentator on African affairs, intercultural relations, public diplomacy and leadership studies.. He broadcasts regularly on the BBC domestic and World Service, Al Jeezera, and Vox Africa.. He has written widely on Africa and her global diaspora and his publications include Under the Tree of Talking: Leadership for Change in Africa (ed) and Empire Windrush: 50 years of writing about black Britain.. Onyekachi was educated at the University of Essex and completed his M.. Phil in International Relations at Selwyn College, Cambridge.. He has worked extensively as a journalist and television documentary maker since 1983.. He edited The Voice Newspaper at the end of the 1980s and has made numerous documentaries for the BBC, Channel 4 and PBS in the United States, focusing on understanding and communicating Africa and her diaspora to a wider world.. Since 2002, Onyekachi has been in charge of Communications at the UK based think-tank, AFFORD - the African Foundation for Development.. AFFORD has shaped UK domestic, Pan-African and the policy of other multi-lateral institutions such as the UN on African development.. Onyekachi currently writes the Back to the Future column for the Pan African monthly, New African.. Executive director: Zo Randriamaro (ex officio)..

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  • Title: Awards | Fahamu
    Descriptive info: Fahamu has received a number of awards for its work.. PoliticsOnline 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008.. Pambazuka News has been voted one of the top ten websites for 2008 in the annual 'Top 10 Who Are Changing the World of Internet and Politics' award organised by PoliticsOnline and eDemocracy Forum.. This is the fourth year running that Pambazuka News has been voted onto the shortlist, where it is once again the only Africa-related website.. Pambazuka News is described by PoliticsOnline as.. '.. a pan-African community of over 1000 citizens - academics, social activists, women's organizations, writers, artists, poets, bloggers, and commentators who together produce insightful and thoughtful analyses that make it the most innovative and influential sites for social justice in Africa.. Pambazuka  ...   Award from a field of 301 candidates from 64 countries.. These awards are for the ‘best of the best technologists whose innovations benefit humanity’.. Fahamu was one of five Tech Laureates in the Microsoft Education category.. Highway Africa 2005.. Pambazuka News won the non-profit category for the innovative use of new media.. GenARDIS.. Fahamu South Africa was one of the 10 winners of the Gender and Agriculture in the Information Society (GenARDIS) Award 2005.. Prix Ars Electronica Awards 2005.. Fahamu received an honorary mention.. AOL Innovations in the Community Award 2004.. Fahamu won this AOL award for innovations in the use of SMS for advocacy work.. Stockholm Challenge 2004.. Fahamu was runner up for the development of distance learning courses for human rights organisations..

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  • Title: Contact | Fahamu
    Descriptive info: FAHAMU OFFICES.. Fahamu has offices in Nairobi, Kenya; Dakar, Senegal; Oxford, UK; and Cape Town, South Africa.. Fahamu Kenya.. Physical address:.. Block C, 3rd Floor, Peponi Plaza, Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya.. Postal address:.. PO Box 47158, 00100 GPO.. Nairobi, Kenya.. Tel +254 20 3749346/+254 20 3749347.. infokenya[at]fahamu.. org.. Fahamu Senegal.. The French language edition of Pambazuka News is edited and produced from Dakar, Senegal.. 9 Cité Sonatel 2..  ...   Oxford, UK.. Fahamu.. 2nd floor.. 51 Cornmarket Street,.. Oxford OX1 3HA.. UK.. Tel +44 (0)1865 727006.. Fax +44 (0)1865 727909.. info[at]fahamu.. Contact.. Your name.. *.. Your e-mail address.. Subject.. Category.. Contact Pambazuka.. Contact Webmaster.. General Feedback.. Message.. CAPTCHA.. This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.. What code is in the image?.. Enter the characters shown in the image..

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  • Title: Adilisha Programme | Fahamu
    Descriptive info: Adilisha Newsletter.. Issue 1 April 2011.. Video.. Picture of Resistance.. From the local to the continental, the Fahamu Pan-African Fellowship (FPAF) programme nurtures and supports grassroots African activism - generating contemporary, energetic, visionary and innovative thought and activism.. Links and Resources.. The 2013 Fahamu Fellows.. Adilisha Courses - Learning for Change.. Fahamu e-learning portal.. Adilisha Programme.. more.. Movement Building Boot Camp.. The Movement Building Boot Camp for LGBTIQ activists provides existing and emerging activist leadership with conceptual and practical skills to advance the sexual rights agenda in East Africa as part of a broader agenda for human rights and progressive social transformation.. Fahamu is currently expanding its course portfolio with the creation of training packs with several outputs on themes of core competence including: African centered advocacy; movement building and community organizing; new tactics in human and peoples rights; sexuality and sexual rights.. Previous.. Pause.. Next.. 1.. of.. 3.. What.. Adilisha delivers movement building learning, popular education and consciousness  ...   focused on movement building that provides popular and political education and democratic spaces for peer learning based on theory and practice for sustained, creative and inclusive movements.. The Adilisha Program uses a three-prong approach to learning throughout its projects:.. in-depth learning assessment of needs;.. 2.. innovative, accessible and responsive learning delivery;.. support and follow up for learning implementation.. As a learning organization Fahamu understands the importance of reflection, critical analysis and debate.. As such our internal work and processes are flexible and open to change need and learning.. Space and time for staff learning is valued and opportunities made available whenever feasible.. We see learning as an on-going movement building process that is not restricted to the work we do through Adilisha but incorporated throughout our work.. We seek to have a significant multiplier effect through Adilisha by contributing to creating a cadre of visionary leadership for change in Africa as well as providing replicable and accessible models for learning..

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  • Title: The Fahamu Pan-African Fellowship (FPAF) | Fahamu
    Descriptive info: The Fahamu Pan-African Fellowship (FPAF).. 2010-2011 fellows during the induction week of the FPAF programme.. FPAF is a one year program that strengthens community based organisations and social movements by identifying community based activists with qualities of leadership and innovation, and providing them with hands-on work experience, training and support.. FPAF provides opportunities for African activists to enhance their skills, experience and deepen their theoretical and practical understanding of methods for  ...   community based organisations and social movements by ensuring that each community based organiser is supported in their activism.. FPAF provides each fellow with five tiers of support during the course of the fellowship program:.. placement in host organisations.. ongoing mentorship.. a buddy system for peer support.. 4.. monthly learning seminars.. 5.. a monthly stipend.. Watch.. to meet the 2010-2011 FPAF fellows!.. To learm more about the Fellowship programme, visit the.. FPAF Website..

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  • Title: Fahamu courses | Fahamu
    Descriptive info: Fahamu courses.. Fahamu is currently completing four new training packs, with generous support from AJWS, on: Africa-centered Advocacy, Movement Building and Community Organizing, Training of Trainers on Human Rights Education in Africa, LGBTI Movement Building in Africa.. As part of its mission to build the capacity of African human rights and social justice movements, Fahamu develops training materials and runs courses, including by distance learning.. The following distance learning courses are currently available for application, please contact us for more information.. Information on how to apply for a Fahamu course.. Introduction to human rights.. What does the ‘rights-based approach to development’ mean? This short introductory course provides grounding in the basic principles of human rights.. It also introduces participants to the international and regional conventions and instruments which encode human rights.. It is one of an integrated collection of courses developed by Fahamu.. Investigating, monitoring and reporting on human rights violations.. This course aims to develop the skills of conducting and reporting impartial and accurate research into human rights abuses.. It will be of benefit to anybody in NGOs and other groups promoting rights-based advocacy or seeking to defend human rights.. It is part of an integrated collection of courses developed by Fahamu.. Campaigning for access to information.. Combining the freedom of information campaigning expertise of Article 19 with Fahamu’s extensive experience of developing and running courses, this course is meant for people and organisations in Africa who have an interest in the issue of access to information.. The role of the media in the Rwandan genocide.. The 1994 genocide in Rwanda provides a telling case study of two quite separate roles for media in a conflict situation.. The genocide was among the most appalling catastrophes of the 20th century, and media played a significant part both internally and internationally.. Prevention of torture.. Torture is probably one of the most common forms of human rights violations everywhere.. Those held in detention frequently experience torture in many different forms.. But it can be prevented.. Human rights and other social justice organisations have a critical role to play in preventing torture in places of detention.. But to do so effectively, a clear understanding of what is torture and the mechanisms available to prevent it is necessary.. This course is designed to provide the necessary skills – and experience –  ...   course is designed to help people use the internet for advocacy.. It will be of particular interest to non-governmental organisations and grassroots groups, trainers, activists, organisers and researchers working in the field of human rights and advocacy.. Practical financial management for NGOs.. The aim of this course is make financial management accessible and useful.. It will be of particular interest to non-finance staff: project officers, programme managers, senior managers and board members of not-for-profit organisations.. Fundraising and resource mobilisation.. This course will provide participants with all they need to know to become effective fundraisers.. It will be of interest to anybody who works in organisations that do not have professional fundraisers on their staff.. Participants do not need to be specialist fundraisers to use the techniques explored on the course.. Indeed, it is designed for those who have to take responsibility for raising funds while doing many other things.. Justwrite: a course on effective writing.. This course aims to develop participants’ writing skills to support their advocacy work.. It delivers a comprehensive approach to the skills of effective writing.. It is particularly aimed at people who find writing a chore, who have something important to say but cannot express it clearly, or who just want some help in polishing their writing skills.. It will be of particular interest to anybody planning to produce a research report, thesis, book or book chapter, advocacy document, paper for publication, essay – or any other substantial piece of written work.. Proposals that make a difference.. This short very practical course was developed to help the staff of not-for-profit organisations write effective grant proposals.. Suprisingly few people have ever been trained to write proposals, yet proposal writing has become an important feature of life in a not-for-profit organisation.. Fortunately, the skills are easily acquired.. Writing for Change.. Do you find writing a chore? Do you spend hours looking at a blank sheet of paper, wondering how to start? - Then.. Writing for change.. can help.. Researchers, campaigners, scientists, fundraisers, project managers, social activists and people who train writers will benefit from the unique combination of three sets of writing skills.. The CDROM covers:.. Effective writing: core skills.. Writing for science.. Writing for advocacy.. Writing for Change is published in English, French and Spanish.. It can be purchased from our website.. www.. fahamubooks..

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  • Title: Movement Building Boot Camp | Fahamu
    Descriptive info: First MBBC workshop held in March 2011.. The Movement Building Boot Camp for LGBTIQ activists was held during 2011 and brought together a pool of diverse, young, creative and inspirational activists from Anglophone (Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania) and Francophone (Rwanda, Burundi and DRC) countries in East Africa.. The MBBC provides existing and emerging activist leadership with conceptual and practical skills to advance the sexual rights agenda in East Africa as part of a broader agenda for human rights and progressive social transformation.. The Curriculum and Training.. The MBBC curriculum and reader are based on progressive African politics that is pro-feminist, and draw on knowledge produced by Africans as well people from other global regions with an emphasis on sharing experiences from the Global South.. The training covers and is divided into the three interrelated streams: a  ...   through wellbeing rituals including breathing, yoga etc.. The training is designed in four parts:.. Initial face-to-face training covering introductory level concepts and issues.. Interim follow-up activities.. Second face-to-face training with more ‘advanced’ content and possibility of participant-led facilitation and finally.. Follow-up of training cohort.. The trainings were conducted in both English and French and were facilitated by African experts and guest resource people from other global South regions.. The MBBC Online Platform.. The MBBC online platform.. is one the outcomes from this exciting initiative.. Dubbed as the 'Weapons of Mass Construction', the platform supports self-organised learning and training for activists doing progressive work around sexuality, gender, justice and rights.. It features training guides and knowledge resources to support creative thinking, strategising and discussions among activists working for social transformation inclusive of issues of sexuality and gender identity..

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  • Title: Sex Workers Leadership Initiative (SWLI) | Fahamu
    Descriptive info: Resources.. SWLI report available in pdf:.. Needs Assesment in East and Southern Africa [PDF].. Announcements.. Call for Applications for the Selection Panelist for SWLI.. Call for Applications for Consultant Resource Persons.. Call for Consultants for The Sex Workers Leadership Initiative.. Call for Volunteer Panelists for The Sex Workers Leadership Initiative.. SWLI Training.. Dates and schedules coming soon.. Sex Workers Leadership Initiative (SWLI).. Introduction.. Fahamu seeks to establish a leadership initiative for sex worker rights activists that will holistically build practical movement building, community organizing and activism skills; the theoretical grounding in concepts, theories of change and frameworks for effective advocacy; organizational development skills beyond institutional capacity building; as well as personal development, leadership skills and personal wellbeing learning to strengthen self.. We will employ a diverse set of learning methodologies and tools as well as create spaces, platforms and experiences for knowledge generation and peer learning among participants.. Based on in-depth learning needs assessment with participants, the sex worker rights movement and global sex worker rights initiatives, we will use  ...   part of a broader agenda for human rights and progressive social transformation.. The outcome of the Pow Wow will be a strengthened sex worker movement in Eastern and Southern Africa able to translate their desired impact into concrete action plans, within which they are able to articulate theories of change, identify and engage allies as well as implement effective, innovative strategies using a diversity of tools from various sights of struggle.. In addition, the SWLI will contribute to a strengthened community of activists equipped to create and maintain safety, security and well-being individually and collectively.. Objectives.. The objectives of the Pow Wow will be:.. Provide learning to sex worker activists’ that supports their personal learning goals, enhances their leadership skills, strengthens their activism and enhances their personal well-being.. Create a safe space for sex worker activists to share experiences, learn between themselves and with each other, and develop supporting community.. Create networks between sex worker activists and potential allies in country in order to further the sexual rights and health agenda..

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