2013 Scholarship for Africans: SEXUALITY LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT FELLOWSHIP
The Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship addresses contemporary sexuality issues and emerging best practice in policy and programming for sexual well-being in Africa. The curriculum focuses on sexuality, sexual health and rights, sexual diversity, pleasure, HIV/AIDS and vulnerabilities, gender and violence against women.
The Africa Regional Sexuality Resource Centre announces the tenth edition of its annual Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship Programme. The two-week course is scheduled to take place in Lagos, Nigeria from July 14th – 27th, 2013.
The Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship addresses contemporary issues and emerging best practice in policy and programming for sexual wellbeing. The fellowship is designed to:
– Exposure to cutting-edge conceptual, theoretical and programming issues in sexuality, sexual health and sexual rights
– Develop a better understanding of the interaction between sexuality, development and social justice
– Implement the development of leadership, teamwork, public speaking and advocacy skills to advance the sexual wellbeing within communities.
The faculty for the fellowship is composed of a multidisciplinary team of experts in the field of sexuality, community leadership, advocacy and public health. The training approach incorporates a variety of participatory training methods that enable participants to acquire hands-on skills to start making a difference in their programmes and organizations. The sessions are structured to promote the sharing of ideas, team building and collaborative work amongst participants with the goal of nurturing relationships that last beyond the fellowship period.
This course is designed for young professionals in public service, civil society activists, programme officers/ managers in health and social development organizations including media practitioners. Applicants should be aged 35 years or below. Minimum educational qualification required is a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and demonstrable experience/interest in the area of sexuality, sexual health and rights.
METHOD OF APPLICATION for the 2013 Scholarship for Africans