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4 de Abril, 2007


INSTRAW - ABRIL 07

INSTRAW News / Noticias del INSTRAW/ Nouvelles de INSTRAW
E-Newsletter
April 2007

Table of Contents

1. NEWS
2. EVENTS
3. NEW PUBLICATIONS/PAPERS/ARTICLES/WEBSITES
4. CALL FOR PAPERS/PROPOSALS
5. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

1. NEWS
**The Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking**. The United
Nations
Office on Drugs and Crime has launched on 26 March 2007 in London,
England, a campaign to highlight human trafficking, and an issue it
says
has reached epidemic proportions over the past decade. The Campaign
brings together several United Nations and NGOs in this initiative
which
aims to raise awareness of trafficking both among potential victims and
those who buy services or products that rely on slave labour. It is
believed that some 2.5 million people in the world are victims of human
trafficking. For more information, please visit:
http://www.unodc.org/unodc/press_release_2007_03_26.html

**The Women’s Rights Architecture - Strengthening a Coherent Approach
to
Women’s Rights in the United Nations**. At the recent CSW meeting in
New
York (26 February – 9 March), 155 women’s NGOs submitted an open letter
to the UN Member States and the UN Secretary General on behalf of the
NGO Linkage Caucus, welcoming the strong impetus for a specific women’s
entity within the structures of the UN. The proposal, referred to as
“gender architecture”, consists in merging the three main current
mechanisms namely, the Office of the Special Adviser on Gender Issues
and Advancement of Women (OSAGI), the Division for the Advancement of
Women (DAW) and the UN Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) into one
entity by creating a new Office on Gender Equality and Advancement of
Women. For more information on the objectives, programme
implementation,
please visit:
http://www.womenlobby.org/site/1abstract.asp?DocID=1907&v1ID=&RevID=&namePage=&pageParent=&DocID_sousmenu
Link to the open letter
(http://www.wedo.org/files/CSW51-LinkageCaucusStmt-engl.pdf)

**National Forum – Emp-owering Kuwaiti Females: A Civilization Demand
and Future View**. The Kuwait Transparency Society (KTS) Women
Emp-owering Centre opened on 25 March 2007 in Kuwait the National Forum
Emp-owering Kuwaiti Females: A Civilization Demand and Future View.
Among its objectives were the dissemination of family values among the
populace, urging reform and combating corruption at all levels, and the
coordination of official and private efforts to open the door for
preparing young Kuwaiti women to be future leaders. For more
information, please visit:
http://www.gulfinthemedia.com/index.php?m=search&id=296942&lang=en

**Moldovan Law on Domestic Violence**. The United Nations Children’s
Fund (UNICEF) has welcomed the Moldova Parliament’s decision to adopt a
law aimed at preventing and combating domestic violence in all levels
of
Moldovan society. The law is aimed at preventing and combating the
problem, along with setting up rehabilitation centres and providing
other support services for the victims. For more information, please
visit:
http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=21845&Cr=moldova&Cr1
www.karat.org, www.womenslabour.org

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2. EVENTS
**Virtual Discussion – Gender Training**. The United Nations
International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of
Women (UN-INSTRAW), the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of
Armed Forces (DCAF) and the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and
Human Rights (ODIHR), invite to this three-week virtual discussion on
gender training for security sector personnel that will be held from 9
to 27 April 2007. Experts from around the world are invited to
participate and share their views on the gender sensitisation of
security sector personnel and on how to measure the impact and outcomes
of this gender training. To download the background note on the virtual
discussion, please visit:
http://www.un-instraw.org/en/docs/SSR/VirtualDiscussionFlyer.pdf
To confirm participation send an email to: tkleppe@un-instraw.org

**The Role of Women in Stabilization and Reconstruction**. The United
States Institute of Peace (USIP) will hold this event on 10 April,
2007,
10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at its headquarters located in Washington,
D.C. The USIP, jointly with Women in International Security, the Joan
B.
Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, and the Initiative for Inclusive
Security have engaged a variety of stakeholders to explore specific,
actionable recommendations to promote women in various stages of the
peace process. For more information, please visit:
http://www.usip.org/events/2007/0410_stabilization_reconstruction.html
http://www.usip.org/aboutus/directions.html

**International Congress on Gender Violence: Practical Measures and
Proposals for the Europe 27**. The Foundation “Against Discrimination
and Ill-Treatment: Tolerance Zero”, under the authority of the
Generalitat Valenciana, jointly with the University of Valencia, Spain,
promote the celebration of this international congress on 19-20 April
2007. International experts and professionals working in the different
areas related to gender violence will participate in the congress in
order to investigate further on current understanding of ill-treatment
and share models and examples of good practice implemented by various
regional authorities and local entities. The deadline for inscription
is
4 April 2007. For further information go to:
http://www.tolerancia-cero.org/index2_eng.php

**IWMF Leadership Institute for Women Journalists**. This week-long
Institute to be held in Chicago, Illinois, on 16-20 July 2007 offers
women working in the US media the opportunity to become leaders by
developing the skills that all leaders have. Up to 25 journalists from
print, broadcast and online news media will be accepted to the program.
The deadline for application is 16 April 2007. For more information on
tuition, program agenda, sessions, seminar speakers, please visit:
http://www.iwmf.org/programs/leadership/
http://www.iwmf.org/programs/leadership/institutebios.php#jerusha
E-mail: programs@iwmf.org.

**Good practices Exchange – Council of Europe (CoE)**.The Congress of
Local and Regional Authorities created within the Council of Europe
(CoE) in 1957 is a consultative body with the objective of genuinely
representing both local and regional authorities and committed to the
fight to end domestic violence against women. The Congress invites
local
and regional authorities to share their experiences in the fight
against
domestic violence. The contributions on "Good practices" will regularly
be published on the Congress web-site. To send your contribution just
fill out the form at:
http://www.coe.int/t/congress/stopviolence/form_en.asp
http://www.coe.int/t/congress/stopviolence/suitedefault_en.asp

**Gender in the European Union’s Peace and Security Policy**. The first
focus of this European networking conference to be held 4-6 May 2007,
Berlin, Germany, will be to analyse and debate different means of
intervention, both civil and military, raise awareness on the different
effects of the European Union’s peace and security policy on women and
men; and introduce a gender perspective into the European peace and
security policy. For more information, please visit:
http://www.peacewomen.org/frame/calendar/calendar.html
http://www.un1325.de/

**WIDE Annual Conference: New aid, old trade: What do Women have to
say?
**. Wife’s Annual Conference 2007 will be hosted by the Gender and
Development Working Group of the Spanish Platform of Development NGOs
(CONGDE), on 14-17 June 2007 in Madrid, Spain.
The aim of this year’s conference is to create a forum for constructive
analysis of women’s rights today and perspectives for gender equality
in
the new global development and trade architecture, and to be a space
for
women from the East, North and South to analyze critically European and
international aid and trade policies. For more information on
conference
venue, registration, accommodations, please visit:
http://www.eurosur.org/wide/annualconference.htm
E: mail: Louisa Antolin, annual conference@wide-network.org,

**Humanitarian Education: Gender Aspect**. The St. Petersburg State
University and the Committee for External Relations of St. Petersburg
are pleased to invite you to the International Conference "Humanitarian
Education: Gender Aspect", to be held on 25-28 June 2007 at the Faculty
of Philosophy and Political Science, St. Petersburg State University,
St. Petersburg, Russia. For more information on the issues that will be
discussed, fees, accommodation and for the presentation of abstracts,
please visit:
http://www-cgi.uni-regensburg.de/Einrichtungen/Bayhost/downloads/aktuelles/humanitarianEducation_Gender
Aspect.pdf

**Fourth World Congress of Rural Women**. The World Congress of Rural
Women is an international gathering of rural women scheduled to be held
at the International Convention Centre on 23-26 April, 2007 in Durban,
South Africa. The congress will be preceded by an African Consultation
of Rural Women that will be held at the same venue from 19 to 21 April,
2007.The aim of the congress is to discuss universal and wide-ranging
issues confronting rural women today and to share concrete experiences
of successes in addressing these worldwide. To register or to obtain
any
kind of information, please refer to the website:
http://www.4thworldcongressofruralwomen.co.za/
http://www.wougnet.org/Events/projectnews07.html#FWCRW

**Women and Public Life: Empowerment & Participation in Social Studies
&
Research**. This seminar is being organized by the Middle East Research
Competition (MERC) Program in Tunis and the Organization of Arab Women
in Cairo. The seminar is scheduled to be held in July 2007, in Syria.
This seminar focuses on research in the area of empowerment of Arab
women and developing ideas on the public sphere. The deadline for
sending abstracts by email is end April 2007. For more information,
please visit:
http://mercprogram.org/content/view/19/14/lang,en/
Info@arabwomenorg.net
E-mail: contact@mercprogram.org

**Mainstreaming Gender Equality: Concepts and Instruments (A900857)
(5-16 November 2007) and An Introduction to Gender Budgeting in
Organizations and Institutions (A900858 -), 19-23 November 2007. These
Turin-based residential courses are also part of the International
Training Center-International Labour Organization (ICT-ILO) regular
gender training offer. Some partial fellowships may be available for
citizens of selected developing countries (depending on funding
availability).To apply for a scholarship, please contact us for further
information on selection criteria. To register, to make payment or
receive any additional information, please contact:
E-mail: gender@itcilo.org - Emanuela De Marco, Gender Co-ordination
Unit
|http://gender.itcilo.org/cms/

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3. NEW PUBLICATIONS, PAPERS/REPORTS AND/OR WEBSITES
**2006 Report - Stolen Smiles**. The Physical & Psychological Health
Consequences of Women and Adolescents Trafficked in Europe. Through
this
study it is hoped “not only to call attention to the health
implications
of trafficking in women, but to provide fact-based information on the
range of health consequences of trafficking, which can lead to better,
more holistic care for women who have been trafficked”. Direct Link to
Stolen Smiles Summary:
http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/hpu/docs/StolenSmiles.pdf
Direct Link to Stolen Smiles Full Report:
http://www.lshtm.ac.uk/hpu/docs/Stolen%20Smiles%20-%20Trafficking%20and%20Health%20(2006).pdf

**Watta Satta: Bride Exchange and Women's Welfare in Rural Pakistan**.
This World Bank policy research working paper by Ghazala Mansuri and
Hanan G Jacoby was published in February 2007. The authors study the
pervasive marriage custom of watta satta (bride exchanges between
families) in rural Pakistan, as compared to conventional marriages. To
download the document, pdf form, please visit:
http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/default/main?pagePK=64193027&piPK=64187937&theSitePK=523679&menuPK=64187510&searchMenuPK=64187295&theSitePK=523679&entityID=000016406_20070129120048&searchMenuPK=64187295&theSitePK=523679

**OXFAM Journal – Gender-based Violence Issue**. The Gender and
Development Journal of OXFAM announces Volume 15, No. 1 of its Journal
“Gender and Development” on the subject of gender-based violence, the
programmes being carried out in different settings and how gender-based
violence is being challenged. The abstracts of the articles in this
issue can be seen at:
http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~db=all~content=g771212926~tab=toc.
http://www.informaworld.com/gad

**Career - Family - Equal Opportunities in the Czech Republic – Studies
on Women and Men in the Czech Labour Market**. This publication
presents
“the results of various studies concerning the position of women and
men
in the Czech labour market. The analyses were carried out as a part of
the EU Equal project “Fifty - fifty: Equal Opportunities for Women and
Men” coordinated by Gender Studies, o.p.s, and co-financed by the EU
European Social Fund and the Czech Republic state budget. Each study
focuses on a topic that had received very modest coverage in earlier
research or had not been explored at all.” Direct Link to Publication:
http://www.rovneprilezitosti.cz/admin/upload/0a348316d1/c069559137.pdf
Download at:
http://www.rovneprilezitosti.cz/admin/upload/0a348316d1/c069559137.pdf.
http://www.genderstudies.cz

**The Unfinished Story of Women and the United Nations**. This is a
publication of the Non-Governmental Liaison Service (NGLS) Development
Dossier series that looks back at more than 85 years of history of
women
and inter-governmental organisations. Its author, Ms Hilkka Pietilä,
recalls the success story of women and the League of Nations and
describes the history of women at the United Nations, especially in the
30 years since the First UN World Conference on Women in 1975 in Mexico
City, and up to the ten-year review and appraisal of the implementation
of the Beijing Platform for Action in 2005. To download the
publication:
http://www.un-ngls.org/pdf/UnfinishedStory.pdf

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4. CALL FOR PAPERS/PROPOSALS/PARTICIPATION
**Gender and Security Sector Reform: Creating Knowledge and Building
Capacities**. The Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed
Forces (DCAF), the United Nations International Research and Training
Institute for the Advancement of Women (UN-INSTRAW) and the OSCE Office
for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) are initiating a
joint project entitled Gender and Security Sector Reform: Creating
Knowledge and Building Capacities. The project will: 1) Commission new
research to produce twelve gender and security sector reform tools.
From
these tools, shorter briefs will be produced. The full set of resources
will be developed into a 'Gender and Security Sector Reform Toolkit';
and 2) Hold e-discussions, an expert workshop and a launch/workshop to
review, promote and operationalise the Gender and Security Sector
Reform
Toolkit, and to strengthen the capacity of project beneficiaries to
integrate gender in security sector reform policy and processes. We are
looking for potential authors and expert reviewers by 16 April 2007 on
these topics:

Introductory Tools
1. Introduction to Gender and SSR
2. Police Reform and Gender
3. Defence Reform and Gender
4. Justice Reform and Gender
5. Penal Reform and Gender
6. Border Management and Gender
7. Parliamentarians: Security Sector Oversight and Gender
8. National Security Policy and Gender
9. Civil Society Oversight of the Security Sector and Gender
10. Privatisation of Security and Gender
Cross-Cutting Tools
11. Gendering SSR Assessments: indicators, monitoring and evaluation
12. Gender Training for Security Sector Personnel: lessons learned and
good practices Please contact Kristin Valasek, DCAF: k.valasek@dcaf.ch

**Feminist Economics**. Feminist Economics invites for the submission
of
abstracts for their special issue on ‘Unpaid Work, Time Use, and Public
Policy.’ The journal welcomes papers that use time use and other data
to
examine the gendered effects of public policies, including
macroeconomic, fiscal, labour, health and other social policies, on
time
use and unpaid work. Research on countries at different levels of
economic development is especially welcome. The special issue will be
published in spring 2010. The deadline for the submission of abstracts
is 17 August 2007, to Maria Floro (mfloro@american.edu), Caren Grown
(cgrown@levy.org), and Diane Elson (drelson@essex.ac.uk).
Further information: http://www.feministeconomics.org/
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5. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
**Senior Technical Adviser – L-5 (VA 07-VIE-15)**. The United Nations
Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Vienna, Austria. The deadline for
the
submission of applications is 27 April 2007. To learn about the
incumbent’s functions, competencies and skills, please visit the
following link: http://www.unodc.org/pdf/vacancies/07-VIE-15.doc

**Consultants: Sexual and Gender-based Violence**. Kvinnoforum is
seeking a team leader and experts in Sexual and Gender Based Violence
to
carry out an evaluation of UNHCR's effort to prevent and respond to
sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in situations of forced
displacement. The evaluation will be undertaken by a team of
consultants, selected by means of a competitive bidding process. It is
anticipated that the team will consist of no less than three people,
working on either a full or part-time basis for the duration of the
project. For information on required expertise, post requirements,
terms
of reference, please visit Q Web at: http://www.qweb.kvinnoforum.se

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3. State of the World’s Minorities 2007
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4. Terry Davis: ''Communities have a key role to play in preventing domestic violence''
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5. Cervical Cancer: A Qualitative Study on Subjectivity, Family, Gender and Health Services
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6. Halvdan Skard: ''Domestic violence is killing by another name''
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7. Gaining Ground: A Tool for Advancing Reproductive Rights Law Reform
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8. Litigating Reproductive Rights: Using Public Interest Litigation and International Law to Promote Gender Justice in India
http://topics.developmentgateway.org/gender/rc/ItemDetail.do?itemId=1094900
"This report explores the use of Public Interest Litigation (PIL) to promote gender justice and advance women’s reproductive rights in India. Women’s reproductive rights in India are severely undermined by gender-biased practices. As a result, women...
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10. BIAS FREE Framework
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Contribuido por Andrea Pupulin el 22 Mar , 2007

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A literature review of the paper ‘A Gendered World: Students and Instructional Technologies’, by Indhu Rajagopal and Nis Bojin, First Monday, Volume 8, Number 1, January 2003. URL: http://firstmonday.org/issues/issue8_1/rajagopal/index.html, has been...
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13. World Bank Latin America and Caribbean Portal
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Contribuido por Claire Stockman el 22 Mar , 2007

14. Entries Invited for Fourth Annual Gender in Journalism Awards 2007
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15. Globalization and Child Labor: The Cause Can Also be a Cure
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Contribuido por Emmanuel Asomba el 20 Mar , 2007

16. UNFPA Global Population Policy Update (Newsletter)
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Contribuido por Maribeth Lovegrove el 21 Mar , 2007

17. Yadira Henriquez: Preparing Women for 21st Century Employment: A Policy Dialogue
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Contribuido por Emmanuel Asomba el 31 Mar , 2007

18. Integrating gender into macroeconomic policy and the use of gender indicators in public policy-making
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Contribuido por Emmanuel Asomba el 31 Mar , 2007

19. Gendered Realities of Poverty: Men and Women’s Views of Poverty in Jerusalem
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Contribuido por Emmanuel Asomba el 31 Mar , 2007

20. Labor Markets and Employment
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Contribuido por Emmanuel Asomba el 31 Mar , 2007

21. Dangerous Synergies: Welfare reform reshaping citizenship for the new economy
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"This paper addresses the question of what it means for poor mothers’ relationship to the state that welfare reform has produced both a “marketization” of citizenship and a new paternal interventionist state. I use the phrase the “marketization of...
Contribuido por Emmanuel Asomba el 31 Mar , 2007

22. The Female Condom
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23. International Partnership for Microbicides
http://topics.developmentgateway.org/gender/rc/ItemDetail.do?itemId=1096140
Women are at the epicenter of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, representing nearly half of the 40 million people worldwide currently infected with the virus. As mothers, caregivers and, increasingly, the population at highest risk of contracting HIV/AIDS,...
Contribuido por Anuradha Bhattacharjee el 01 Apr , 2007

24. International Partneship for Microbicides - February 2007 Update
http://topics.developmentgateway.org/gender/rc/ItemDetail.do?itemId=1096145
The International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM)was established in 2002 to facilitate the development, licensing and distribution of microbicides for women in the developing world. Its mandate is to accelerate this process while maximising the...
Contribuido por Anuradha Bhattacharjee el 01 Apr , 2007

25. Preparing for microbicide trials in Rwanda: Focus group discussions with Rwandan women and men
http://topics.developmentgateway.org/gender/rc/ItemDetail.do?itemId=1096150
Journal - Culture, Health & Sexuality. Publisher Routledge, part of the Taylor & Francis Group. Issue Volume 8, Number 5/September-October 2006 Authors: N. Veldhuijzen, J. Nyinawabega, M. Umulisa, B. Kankindi, E. Geubbels, P. Basinga, J....
Contribuido por Anuradha Bhattacharjee el 01 Apr , 2007

26. Reviewing the Declarations of the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS (UNGASS)
http://topics.developmentgateway.org/gender/rc/ItemDetail.do?itemId=1096156
In 2006, during the five-year review of the UNGASS Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS, IPM prepared a two-page brief to illustrate how and why member states can and should provide crucial support for investment in microbicides. As a result of this...
Contribuido por Anuradha Bhattacharjee el 01 Apr , 2007

27. IPM - Clinical Activities in Developing Microbicides
http://topics.developmentgateway.org/gender/rc/ItemDetail.do?itemId=1096160
A microbicide – even one which is only partially effective – can put the power of HIV protection into the hands of women around the world, potentially saving millions of lives. But microbicide development is a long and expensive process. Safety...
Contribuido por Anuradha Bhattacharjee el 02 Apr , 2007

28. Standing the test of time: Economic Growth, Gender Inequalities and Poverty Reduction in the Dominican Republic (DR)
http://topics.developmentgateway.org/gender/rc/ItemDetail.do?itemId=1096180
"Over the last couple of years, in the evaluation of economic policies it has become interesting to note that a mixture of appeals toward the understanding of the process of growth has taken aims and emphasized multi-pronged and pluralistic...
Contribuido por Carmen V. Caballero el 02 Apr , 2007

29. Sierra Leone: Children’s forum takes on trafficking and other concerns - UNICEF
http://topics.developmentgateway.org/gender/rc/ItemDetail.do?itemId=1096191
MAKENI, Sierra Leone, 6 March 2006 – In the impoverished town of Makeni in northern Sierra Leone, teenagers recently engaged in a lively discussion with the UNICEF Representative for Sierra Leone and the Chairman of the local District Council....
Contribuido por Anuradha Bhattacharjee el 02 Apr , 2007

30. Liberia launches Girls’ Education National Policy with support from UNICEF
http://topics.developmentgateway.org/gender/rc/ItemDetail.do?itemId=1096196
MONROVIA, Liberia, 18 April 2006 – The education of girls is to become a “cornerstone” of development in Liberia, according to Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia, who officially launched a Girls’ Education...
Contribuido por Anuradha Bhattacharjee el 02 Apr , 2007

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