SANAM Fellowship Programme: "Understanding Masculinities_Culture, Politics and Social Change"
SANAM is now offering offering Fellowship Programme“Understanding Masculinities: Culture, Politics and Social Change” to build a resource pool of men, women and trans people with the appropriate knowledge base and skills to work independently or through groups to challenge masculinities in different social settings. This fellowship is open for men, women and trans people from the nationals of 5 of the South Asian countries; viz Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. 25 fellows will be selected based on their experience, prior engagement and commitment, personal history and expertise followed by an interview if required. Fluency in English Language is a pre-requisite.
This programme aims at providing young leaders from institutional and non institutional settings an opportunity to enhance their conceptual understanding as well as strengthen skills to effectively work on masculinities. The Fellowship Programme aims to :
Deepen reflection and awareness of the gendered self.
Strengthen conceptual understanding on masculinities and its linkages to sexuality, patriarchy, development, conflict, religion and nationalism.
Improve skills for effective translation of knowledge into actions and programmes designed for intervention with local communities or other domains of works on gender justice.
The Fellowship is divided into three phases:
Phase I: Selected participants will be required to complete a set of pre course work before commencement of the study program.
Phase II: A ten day residential study programme from 31 October to 10 November 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Phase III: Implementation of fellows’ mentored projects, to be completed within the 4 months after residential course, in fellows’ respective countries.
The full cost for hosting (tuition, lodging and food) for the fellowship will be borne by SANAM. A few travel bursaries are available for some of the deserving candidates. Candidates representing established institutions should arrange travel support from their organizations.
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