Applications are now being accepted for the 2014 Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship

The Africa Regional Sexuality Resource Centre announces the tenth edition of its annual Sexuality Leadership Development Fellowship (SLDF) Programme. The SLDF 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 two-week course is scheduled to take place in Lagos, Nigeria from July 13th -26th, 2014.

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.

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