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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

HREA Women's Rights Courses (Online)

Dear Colleagues,

HREA offers several courses in September-November 2013 for those
interested to advance their knowledge and skills to advocate for gender
equality and women's rights:
Gender Mainstreaming (28 August-12 November 2013) - This e-learning course
aims to provide participants with a comprehensive knowledge of gender
mainstreaming and gender analysis. It draws on best practice and case
studies from around the world.
The course also provides the opportunity to focus on a specific sectors or
policy areas (such as, education, sexual exploitation and abuse,
organisational development, or human resources) and for participants to
employ this knowledge in their own workplace through an action research
topic. This instructor-led course involves approximately 50 hours of
reading, on-line working groups, interaction with participants and
instructors, webinars, quizzes and assignments, and is offered over an
11-week period.
Gender and Human Rights (Foundation Course) (4 September-15 October 2013)
- This e-learning course provides a general introduction to the evolution
of concepts of gender equality and women's rights within the international
human rights system.
This instructor-led course involves approximately 30 hours of reading,
on-line working groups, interaction with participants and instructors,
webinars, quizzes and written assignment, and is offered over a 6-week
period. For more detailed information and online registration:
Gender and Humanitarian Action (25 September-5 November 2013) - Through this
e-learning course staff members of (international) development agencies
and NGOs will be introduced to the relevance of gender to humanitarian
programming. The course identifies why addressing gender matters in
humanitarian response and will make participants familiar with key
frameworks underpinning gender mainstreaming approaches. For further
information and to register online, please visit:
Monitoring Women's Rights (25 September-5 November 2013) - This e-learning
course is an introduction to documenting and monitoring women's human
rights and gender equality. It will critically look at the gendered
dimension to women's human rights violations and the challenges in
implementing and monitoring these rights in an analytical framework. The
course will address the cycle of monitoring, including tool development;
methodologies for carrying out documentation; and the application of
results for improving the respect, protection, prevention and realisation
of women's human rights. For more detailed information and online
For further information about each course, please click on the course link
For a listing of all upcoming HREA e-learning courses, please visit

Best wishes,
Nathaniel Weisenberg
Distance Learning Programme, HREA

About HREA's Distance Learning Programme

Since 2002, over 7,500 human rights defenders, development workers, staff
members of international organisations and graduate students have
successfully participated in Human Rights Education Associates (HREA)'s
e-learning courses.


Human Rights Education Associates (HREA) is an international
non-governmental organisation that supports human rights learning; the
training of activists and professionals; the development of educational
materials and programming; and community-building through on-line

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