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Call for Applications: CSBR Coordinator
January 29, 2015 – 5:53 am | Comments Off on Call for Applications: CSBR Coordinator

As the coordination of CSBR moves to GAYa NUSANTARA Foundation (GN), we are now calling for applications for the post of Coordinator hosted by GN in Surabaya, Indonesia.

Please consider applying for the position, or spread the word among your networks. A terms of reference (ToR) is listed below.
Applicants should send an email to sexbodyrights@gmail.com by Tuesday, 10 February 2015, attaching the following:
  1. An essay (max. 1,000 words) explaining why they are interested in the position and what they can bring into CSBR work in the future;
  2. A recent CV (please make sure it contains information relevant to the requirements laid out in the ToR);
  3. A recent passport-size photograph (electronic file);
  4. Two letters of recommendation from previous employers.
Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by telephone or Skype. Questions of remuneration will be discussed then.

CSBR COORDINATOR – TERMS OF REFERENCE

BACKGROUND

The Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR) is an international solidarity network of NGO representatives, academics and researchers advocating for sexual and bodily rights as human rights in Muslim societies. Its scope of work covers the Middle East, North Africa, and South and Southeast Asia. CSBR is governed by a General Assembluy of our member organizations, through an Advisory Council. The day-to-day work is carried out by a Coordinator, hosted at an elected member organization. Starting from 1 January 2015, the Coordinating Office is hosted by GAYa NUSANTARA Foundation in Surabaya, Indonesia.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

• Working in consultation with the team, ensure effective coordination and implementation of the work

• Act as the focal point with member organizations, and other relevant actors

• Facilitate collaborative processes with diverse partners

• Facilitate communication among member organizations; and documentation of meetings and events

• Initiate and coordinate advocacy initiatives or influence strategies

• Initiate and coordinate activities for campaigns, meetings, and researches

• Facilitate the sharing of critical resources about the CSBR and its work with all member organizations, as well as the public, media and governments

• Assist in the development of campaigns

• Handle logistics for planned events

• Write the content of a variety of communication material (press release, flyer, statement, online post, etc.)

REQUIREMENTS

• Passion for women’s rights, human rights, equality and justice; demonstrated commitment to human rights issues in general, and sexual and bodily rights in particular

• Experience in playing a lead role in developing and implementing a campaign/s, experience in working with a coalition or network

• Excellent and proven communication and interpersonal skills with a wide variety of multi-cultural, multi-lingual groups and actors

• Ability to work as part of a multi-cultural team, and independently.

• Excellent written and verbal English communication skills

• Strong writing and editing skills; keen attention to detail

• Proficiency in Office applications and experience with online communications and social media

• Strong organizational skills

• Ability to multi-task

• Minimum bachelor’s degree in social sciences, human rights, international relations, communication, journalism, public administration or other related field

JOB CONDITIONS

• Based in Surabaya, Indonesia

• This position requires some traveling

• Start Date: Immediately

6th CSBR “One Day, One Struggle”
November 9, 2014 – 4:06 am | Comments Off on 6th CSBR “One Day, One Struggle”

November 9 2014 marks the 6th annual celebration of One Day, One Struggle. This time, every year, CSBR member organizations join forces to campaign locally and globally for sexual and bodily rights. Events will be …

Call for Applications: 7th CSBR Sexuality Institute 2014
August 3, 2014 – 5:20 am | Comments Off on Call for Applications: 7th CSBR Sexuality Institute 2014

The 7th CSBR Sexuality Institute will be on December 2-8, 2014 in Tunisia.
Deadline to apply: September 15, 2014
Application form available here.
What is the Sexuality Institute?
Designed as a comprehensive curriculum on sexuality, sexual and reproductive health …

In Solidarity Against India’s “Section 377” – No to the Criminalization of Non-Conforming Genders and Sexualities!
December 17, 2013 – 6:40 pm | Comments Off on In Solidarity Against India’s “Section 377” – No to the Criminalization of Non-Conforming Genders and Sexualities!

The Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR) is deeply disappointed with the December 11 ruling of the Indian Supreme Court reversing the 2009 Delhi High Court verdict that recognized same sex …

5th CSBR “One Day, One Struggle”
November 9, 2013 – 12:30 pm | Comments Off on 5th CSBR “One Day, One Struggle”

November 9 2013 marks the 5th annual celebration of One Day, One Struggle. This time, every year, CSBR member organizations join forces to campaign locally and globally for sexual and bodily rights. Events will be …

Solidarity Statement on Dekwaneh Abuse
May 3, 2013 – 11:18 am | 3 Comments
Solidarity Statement on Dekwaneh Abuse

Solidarity with Demands for Justice Against the Abuse and Degradation of Non-heteronormative bodies by the Municipality of Dekwaneh, Lebanon
 
People across Lebanon have risen up against the injustice perpetrated by the Municipality of Dekwaneh last Saturday …

بيان تضامني ضد الإساءة في الدكوانة
May 3, 2013 – 10:31 am | Comments Off on بيان تضامني ضد الإساءة في الدكوانة
بيان تضامني ضد الإساءة في الدكوانة

بيان تضامن مع مطالب العدالة ضد الإساءة والإهانة للأجساد غير النمطية من قبل بلدية الدكوانة، لبنان
لقد احتج العديد من الناس ضد الظلم الذي مارسته بلدية الدكوانة يوم السبت الماضي في ٢٠ نيسان ٢٠١٣. أنطوان شختورة، …

Women’s Rights Activists Welcome UN Agreements on Ending Violence Against Women
March 16, 2013 – 1:39 am | Comments Off on Women’s Rights Activists Welcome UN Agreements on Ending Violence Against Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 15, 2013
Today, the UN Member States resoundingly committed to ending violence against women and girls, including strong agreements on promoting gender equality, women’s empowerment, and ensuring reproductive rights and access to …

بيان من الكتلة العربية المشاركة في أعمال الدورة السابعة و الخمسين للجنة وضع المرأة
March 15, 2013 – 6:10 pm | One Comment

نعربُ، نحن، ممثلو الكتلة العربية االمشاركة في أعمال الدورة السابعة و الخمسين للجنة وضع المرأة؛ من افراد و منظمات، عن قلقنا البالغ إزاء دور قيادات بلادنا في المفاوضات المفصلية المتعلقة بقضية العنف ضد النساء و …

A Call from the Arab Caucus at the 57th Commission on the Status of Women
March 14, 2013 – 6:14 am | 4 Comments

We, the undersigned organizations and individuals, as represented in the Arab Caucus at the 57th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), are deeply concerned with the role of the leadership of our countries in …

One Day, One Struggle: Around the World!
November 4, 2012 – 1:32 pm | 3 Comments
One Day, One Struggle: Around the World!

 
November 9 2012 marks the 4th annual celebration of One Day, One Struggle. This time, every year, CSBR member organizations join forces to campaign locally and globally for sexual and bodily rights. Events will be …