Application Due Date: June 24 th 2019

T HE AFRICAN WOMEN’S ADVANCEMENT FUND (AWDF) WELCOMES AFRICAN WOMEN WRITERS AND JOURNALISTS TO OBTAIN THE AFRICAN WOMEN’S AUTHORS WORKSHOP2019 THIS 10- DAY WRITING WORKSHOP OCCURS IN GHANA, FROM 21 ST OCTOBER 2019 TO 30 TH OCTOBER 2019.

This workshop is targeted at females authors, reporters and activists who want to step-up their participation in highlighting concerns around females’s rights and social justice and who want toimprove and practice their individual writing abilities. Individuals will be anticipated to check out extensively from appointed picked texts, and to finish everyday composing workouts.

After the workshop, the individuals are anticipated to utilize the understanding gotten to compose extensively about social justice concerns in and beyond their neighborhoods. Individuals will likewise be needed to produce a minimum of 2 short articles, blog sites or longer pieces for usage by AWDF.As a feminist organisation, AWDF is concentrated on raising awareness on social oppression towards African females, and doing something about it to fight the oppression and abuse of the human rights of African females.

This workshop becomes part of AWDF’s efforts to magnify African females’s voices and is targeted at improving the abilities of African females authors to allow them to frame their own stories about concerns that impact African females and are of issue to them.

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates need to satisfy the list below requirements ·

Be from the African area, or the diaspora. ·

Be a feminist or females’s rights activist ·

Have high efficiency in English (spoken and composed) ·

Be a skilled author (released or unpublished) ·

Be readily available to take a trip to Ghana and remain for the whole 10- daysession

Girls authors in between ages 21-35 are specifically motivated to use.

Top priority will be provided to interested females authors (fiction & nonfiction) reporters, academics who want to actively participate in females’s rights advocacy.

Advantages:

AWDF will supply the following to effective candidates ·

Big salami fare.

Individuals from the diaspora might be needed to pay part of the expense of air fare depending upon the spending plan ·

Complete lodging and meals ·

Workshop product and fixed

In return, AWDF anticipates from individuals, ·

Dedication ·

Effort ·

Feminist behaviour

Imagination ·

Openness ·

Stability

A Memorandum of Comprehending will be signed by effective candidates to make it possible for smooth running of the workshop. ·

APPLICATION STANDARDS

To use, send out an email to [email protected] with the following: · Contact information consisting of name, e-mail address, phone number ·

A brief bio (optimum 200 words) ·

A sample short article composed by the candidate, about females’s rights or social justice -in between 500 and 1000 words.

The sample perhaps unpublished or released on any media.

AWDF will not be accountable for any cases of supposed plagiarism

THE E-MAIL TOPIC MUST CHECK OUT ‘ AFRICAN WOMEN WRITERS WORKSHOP 2019

‘ DUE DATE FOR SUBMISSION IS 24 TH JUNE2019 ONLY THOSE ACCEPTED TO THE WORKSHOP WILL BENOTIFIED, BY 24 TH JULY,2019

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To Learn More:

Check Out the Authorities Web Page of the AWDF African Women Writers Workshop 2019

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