Some interesting current gender advisor jobs

Senior Gender Advisors, HIV/AIDs / GRI / Africa /
Closing date: Open until filled              

GRI is currently seeking senior gender advisors for short and long-term assignments on anticipated USAID-funded HIV/AIDs health programs around the world. The Senior Advisors will have overall accountability to ensure strategic development and delivery of project results address gender issues and promote the equitable and fair inclusion of women in supply chain assistance.

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Senior Gender Advisors, President’s Malaria Initiative / GRI /
Global /
Closing date: Open until filled 

GRI is currently seeking senior gender advisors for short and long-term assignments on anticipated USAID-funded malaria programs around the world. The Senior Advisors will have accountability to ensure strategic development and delivery of project results address gender issues and promote the equitable and fair inclusion of women in supply chain assistance.

  

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Senior Gender Advisor, Global Health Supply Chain IDIQ /
GRI / US /
Closing date: Open until filled  

GRI is currently seeking senior gender or women’s health advisor for the anticipated USAID-funded Global Health Supply Chain IDIQ Senior Management Team.The Senior Advisor will have overall accountability to ensure strategic development and delivery of project results address gender issues and promote the equitable and fair inclusion of women in supply chain assistance.

  

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UN Women Consultant-Part 1 Police / UN WOMEN / US / 
Closing date: February 20, 2014

The successful consultant will prepare background materials including a technical background paper for a global technical consultation to identify the core elements of the essential police services and responses as well as the development and/or adaptation of standards and guidelines for the provision of a quality police response to violence against women.

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UN Women Consultant – Part 2 Justice / UN Women /
Home-based /
Closing date: February 20, 2014

The successful consultant will prepare background materials including a technical paper for a global technical consultation to identify the core elements of an essential justice response as well as the development and/or adaptation of quality standards and guidelines for the provision of justice responses to violence against women. 

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Gender Adviser / Cardno / Australia / 
Closing date: February 28, 2014

The Gender Adviser will provide technical assistance and strategic direction to the project team and TWGs to ensure that gender is mainstreamed into all aspects of the program. He or she will provide mentoring and training to enable gender sensitive activity design, gender sensitive monitoring and evaluation frameworks, and to ensure assessment, consultation and communication processes address the needs of women, men, girls and boys.

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Women’s Economic Empowerment Advisor / Uniterra / Malawi / 
Closing date: March 10, 2014

The Advisor will support the Coalition of Women Living with HIV and AIDS (COWLHA) and Women for Fair Development (WOFAD) in promoting sexual and reproductive health rights by empowering women economically.

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Fed-up moms, and whether ‘New Princesses Rescue Girls From A Distressed Damselhood’

This story has been in the headlines the past few days, and here is a take on it from the under-appreciated NPR:   

New Princesses Rescue Girls From A Distressed Damselhood

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It’s so great that a fed-up mom decided to take the weak girly victims of fairytales and storybooks into her own hands.  But they’re still way too long-haired and dress-wearing, compared to the heroic and inspiring girls I’ve met.