Deadline: 22 December 2017
The World Bank is currently inviting applicants for its #Blog4Dev Competition with an aim to provide opportunity for Kenya, Rwanda, and Uganda Citizens. The World Bank wants applicants to share their thoughts on Gender-Based Violence in Kenya, Rwanda, or Uganda for a chance to win a trip to Washington, D.C. in April 2018.
A global epidemic—affecting as many as one in every three women—Gender-Based Violence is defined as serious violations not against women and girls only, but also those directed against men and boys. GBV comes in many forms—physical violence, rape or other forms of sexual assault, child marriage or any type of forced marriage; female genital mutilation, human trafficking, or even denying someone basic services on the basis of their gender. Known also by its acronym, GBV knows no socio-economic or national boundaries, and has a negative impact on a nation’s well-being.
What will it take to end Gender Based Violence in your country?
Applicants must be a Kenyan or Rwandese or a Ugandan residing in their home country, and aged between 18-28 years.
The winning submissions will be selected based on the following criteria:
How to Apply
Interested applicants must submit their entries at the address given on the website.
Eligible Countries: Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda
For more information, please visit World Bank #Blog4Dev.
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