Call for Application: NextGenSRHR Fellowship

NextGen SRHR Fellowship invites applications from individuals in Non-Governmental Organizations and Civil Society Organizations in Ekiti, Osun, Ondo, Oyo, and Lagos.

Our vision is to empower passionate individuals and amplify advocacy efforts in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) in several organizations.

You must be someone (individual or small group) who has already been engaging in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), having demonstrated commitment and effort, even in a voluntary capacity in the past few years.

Click here and apply.

Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations and Individuals that meet the criteria below are eligible to apply:

1. Non-Governmental or Civil Society Organizations (NGOs and CSOs):

These organizations must be dedicated to the promotion and advancement of sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).

2. Geographical Scope:

Organizations operating within the specified regions—Ekiti, Osun, Ondo, Oyo, and Lagos—are encouraged to apply. This regional focus is designed to address the unique SRHR challenges and contexts within these areas, tailoring interventions to the specific needs and circumstances of adolescents and young people.

3. Availability for the Training Workshop:

Prospective participants must confirm their availability for the training workshop. This requirement underscores the interactive and participatory nature of the program, emphasizing the importance of actively engaging with the training content, discussions, and collaborative activities. The training workshop serves as a pivotal component in enhancing the capacity and skills of participating organizations.

4. Documented Engagement in SRHR:

Evidence showcasing the organization’s past and current engagement in sexual and reproductive health and rights. This could include project reports, publications, or any other relevant documentation that provides insights into the organization’s experience, impact, and dedication to advancing SRHR objectives. This criterion ensures that selected organizations have a substantive background in the field, contributing to the overall credibility and effectiveness of the initiative.

Benefits of Participation

1. Capacity Building Workshop:

Participants will undergo an intensive training program covering the digitalization and programming of SRHR. From understanding social media and content creation to developing effective media advocacy strategies, participants will acquire a thorough range of skills.

2. Mentorship and Networking:

The fellowship includes mentorship from seasoned professionals in the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights field. This invaluable guidance aims to nurture leadership skills and provide insights into effective advocacy using digital means. Additionally, fellows will have opportunities to network with like-minded individuals, fostering a supportive community.

3. Alliance Building

An alliance will be formed with like-minded organizations, individuals, and institutions, allowing fellows to amplify their voices and increase their influence. Also, collaborating with others who share similar goals allows for collective action.

4. Free Access to Media Resources:

Fellows will have exclusive access to the media lab, including cameras, laptops, and other media toolkits. This repository equips fellows with the information to navigate complex issues and strengthen their advocacy endeavours.

5. SRHR Masterclass with global expert

Fellows will have the chance to engage in interactive sessions, discussions, and Q&A sessions with the global expert. They will explore cutting-edge research, best practices, and innovative approaches to addressing SRHR challenges on a global scale.

Application Process and Timeline:

Eligible and interested individuals can apply as follows-

Click here and apply.

Note: All applications will be reviewed in the order we receive them. Shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 5th May, 2024.

Join Us in Making a Difference:

The NextGen SRHR Fellowship is not just a program; it’s a movement towards a future where every individual has the knowledge, agency, and access to make informed choices about their sexual and reproductive health. If you are ready to participate in this transformative journey, apply for the NextGen SRHR Fellowship and become a catalyst for positive change.

For any queries regarding the application process,

please contact +234 816 319 0213 or [email protected]

Let’s create a world where SRHR is a reality for all.

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