Call for submissions: Books For Peace Award 2020

Background

Books For Peace Award was born from a project of a group of associations: FUNVIC (FundaçãoUniversitária Vida Cristã) – Brasil club Unesco BFUCA-WFUCA Sec. Europe; ANASPOL (Local Police); in collaboration with SULPL, Ass.ne NazleGiudici di Pace, IADPES, CIVU Malta, with the aim of enhancing the books, not among the first in the national ranking, which deal with the topics of Peace, not only among peoples but of peoples, such as gender-based violence, bullying, racial and religious discrimination.

Gender Ink is devoted to ink gender issues; documenting the struggles and achievements acquired through the journey of achieving Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment. The Magazine acts as a gender platform that gives both women, youths and men groups a voice, which leads to actions.

The approach for the Book for Peace aims to recognise the achievements of individuals on Human Rights, Women’s Rights, fight against Gender-Based Violence, fight against violence against children, women, sexual abuse Peace and security and culture. The BOOKS for PEACE award has this goal, culture as a seed of peace.

In this regard, the Gender Ink is welcoming submissions on the Books for Peace Awards 2020 focusing on Human Rights, Women’s Rights, fight against Gender-Based Violence, fight against violence against children, women, sexual abuse Peace and security and culture. These people will be rewarded with the Books for the Peace prize. The entries to be submitted will be on four categories: music videos, documentaries, write-ups/poetry and photography.

Winners will be awarded Books for Peace Award 2020 and their work/materials will be used in developing promotional materials for Gender Ink and Books for Peace. Accepted submissions will also be posted on the official Gender Ink Website and Books for Peace Website.

Requirements and Specifics

  1. The submissions should focus on your achievements on Human Rights, Women’s Rights, fight against Gender-Based Violence, fight against violence against children, women, and sexual abuse
  2. Please submit your biography (70 words).
  3. Links to personal work being done on the key areas highlighted above

Eligibility criteria

  1. Between 18 and 35 years old
  2. Must be from the East Africa Region

Submission procedures and guidelines

  1. Please submit your bio and other supporting materials through info@genderink.com. Subject line: “Books For Peace Award 2020”.
  2. Please provide a short description, not more than 250 words on how your work represents the Books for Peace Award.
  3. Deadline for application is 27 March 2020 5.00 pm EAC

Benefits for the winner

  1. Winners will be awarded Books for Peace Award 2020
  2. Materials submitted will be used in developing Gender Ink and Books for Peace promotional materials and acknowledgement given.
  3. Accepted submissions will also be posted on the official Gender Ink Website and Books for Peace Website.

For any further inquiries, please contact info@genderink.com.

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