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 Africa Regional Sexuality Resource Centre’s Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship (SLDF) is an annual two-week residential course which addresses contemporary issues and emerging best practices in policy and programming for sexual well-being in Africa. The curriculum will focus on sexuality, sexual health and rights, sexual diversity, pleasure, HIV/AIDS and vulnerabilities, gender and violence against women.
The Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship addresses contemporary issues and emerging best practice in policy and programming for sexual wellbeing. The fellowship is designed to:
- Provide exposure to cutting-edge conceptual, theoretical and programming issues in sexuality, sexual health and sexual rights;
- Create a better understanding of the interaction between sexuality, development and social justice; and
- Facilitate the development of leadership, teamwork, public speaking and advocacy skills to advance the sexual wellbeing within communities.
Worth of Awards (Course Fee)
- The course fee for the two-week programme is US$2,500. This subsidized fee covers registration and tuition costs, resource materials package, accommodation, and breakfast and group lunch on training days. The fee does not cover round trip travel to Lagos, visa fees and other meals or incidental expenses.
- There are no scholarships from the ARSRC this year. You are therefore encouraged to begin approaching donors to sponsor your participation as soon as you submit application. Potential funding sources include the organization you work for, your organization’s donors (some funders will consider travel grants to current grantees) and agencies that fund sexual health and right issues.
- 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.
How to Apply
Applicants are required to submit the following:
- Current curriculum vitae
- Copy of their highest educational qualification
- Carefully read and ensure that all questions on the application form are answered. Once completed, attach the form along with a copy of your up-to-date resume/CV to a cover letter, and send by e-mail to [email protected]