.: Three-Month Funded Fellowship at Centre for Women, Peace & Security, London (DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2016)                                                          

Three-Month Funded Fellowship at Centre for Women, Peace & Security, London (DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2016)

    
Deadline: 1 June 2016
Open to: activists directly engaged in work promoting justice and equality for women in conflict-affected areas
Fellowship: monthly stipend for living costs, return trip from home country (plus visa costs) and three months accommodation in London


Description

Centre for Women, Peace & Security provides fellowships for a period of 3 months, to take place between September 2016 and December 2017. The Activist in Residence programme enables those directly engaged in work promoting justice and equality for women in conflict-affected areas to spend a period of time at the Centre.

Activists in Residence will be working on issues such as addressing sexual and gender-based violence in conflict, peace-building, peace-keeping or local efforts to enhance women’s security or ensure women’s active and effective participation in processes for conflict prevention, management and resolution. Activists will be involved in the work of the Centre for Women, Peace and Security, interacting with students and academics and contributing to activities such as research and writing projects, public events, policy-oriented and knowledge-exchange workshops.

Eligibility

Fellowship is offered for activists who are directly engaged in work promoting justice and equality for women in conflict-affected areas.

Fellowship

How to apply?

Applications consist of an application form, a curriculum vitae and two references, received before the deadline of 1 June 2016. In case of further questions contact: women.peace.security@lse.ac.uk.

Timeline
Fellowships are for a period of 3 months, to take place between September 2016 and December 2017.


SOURCE:  http://www.lse.ac.uk/WomenPeaceSecurity/projects/activistInResidence.aspx

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