Showing posts with label Conflicts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Conflicts. Show all posts

Monday, March 31, 2014

Program Coordinator (Delhi) - Plan India

Plan India is a part of Plan International, one of the world's largest child centred community development organisations. The basis of Plan’s work lies in its commitment to the principle of equality and rights, developing the capacity of civil society to enable them to meet their needs and replicating successful models that have worked.

Plan is looking to recruit a motivated development practitioner to share Plan’s vision of a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies, which respect people’s rights and dignity.


Thursday, March 13, 2014

Team Assistant (Human Rights Education) - Amnesty International

Team Assistant - Human Rights Education | Bangalore, India

Amnesty International is a Nobel Peace Prize-winning global movement of over three million people committed to campaigning and action to improve human rights standards enshrined in the Indian Constitution and International Law. As an independent and impartial organization driven by accurate and timely research, Amnesty has been at the forefront of defending those who are denied their rights. Amnesty International works to promote international justice, cooperation and dialogue.
Amnesty International India aspires to build a large and inclusive movement that has a significant impact on the burning Human Rights issues of contemporary India while sustaining a long term effort to the establishment of a rights respecting society in India.


Legal Associate - Society for Labour and Development

January 2014

The Society for Labour and Development’s mission is to help build a democratic society free from exploitation and discrimination. The SLD engages in its work through a collaborative and networking method, using a variety of strategies, cross-cutting issues and sectors, but with a focus on the rights of workers and marginalised people.

The Legal Associate will be part of SLD’s Legal Team, represent cases, and work strategically with the Field Team to innovate legal practice and policy.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Investigations Trainer - International Justice Mission (IJM)

Investigations Trainer, National Inteventions

The Need
International Justice Mission (IJM) is seeking an Investigations Trainer for the National Interventions Program based out of IJM Delhi office. The Investigations Trainer is responsible for preparing and conducting investigations trainings for government officials and grass root NGOs. Qualified candidates must have good health and strong stamina. 

• Identify NGOs qualified for bonded labour investigations training
• Assist NGOs in development of a bonded labour investigations team
• Develop and conduct investigations training, including training materials – focused on effective field investigation, right questioning, documentation of legal violations, safety and security etc
• Develop and conduct investigations leadership training, including appropriate training materials – focused on managing investigation team 
• Build centers of excellence for focused areas, such as child labour, migrant labour, etc
• Liaise with state actors, such as Anti-Human Trafficking Units, Police Academy etc; and development of joint working strategies
• Monitor the performance of partner NGOs and mentor them to achieve results 
• Review and update training materials regularly, ensuring alignment with global standards 

Advocate - International Justice Mission (IJM)

Advocate, National Interventions

The Need
IJM is seeking a professional advocate to manage and litigate an active caseload of criminal cases throughout India. The successful candidate will research and write extensively on issues of procedure, evidence and substantive law, and train partners and other power actors on the Bonded Labour Act and Acts relevant to the work of IJM across the country. The position is based out of IJM Delhi Office and requires significant travel throughout India. 

• Fully understand the laws and procedures related to Bonded Labour Abolition, Prevention of Trafficking, Prevention of atrocities against SC/ST , Inter-State Migration, Minimum Wages and other related ones; 
• Advice NGO partners on litigation strategies for each case;
• Lead the case, appear in courts and argue where required; 
• Train internal junior advocates and lawyers of NGO partners to assist the prosecution and support the needs of cases;
• Provide leadership in preparing written briefs, memoranda and arguments for various courts with well-researched authorities;
• Manage multiple cases in various jurisdictions simultaneously;
• Write research pieces and opinion pieces, and build a brand for the cause and the organization; 
• Initiate and attend regular meetings with government and police officials and with public prosecutors; Develop and maintain strong relationships with the bar across the country; 
• Create and provide training to other non-governmental organizations, prosecutors and police and government officials as required;
• Engage state authorities such as NALSA, NHRC, NMJDLR, NAC, Supreme Court Commissions etc. for such authorities to champion the cause of Bonded Labour; 
• Provide timely, concise and thorough written reports of all activities; Manage time and resources effectively;
• Maintain confidentiality of privileged and sensitive information;
• Comply with all laws and ethical cannons;
• Carry out an additional portfolio of assignments given by the Director. 

Legal Advocacy Officer - Voluntary Health Association of India (VHAI)

VHAI is implementing a comprehensive health promotion and tobacco control programme at the national and state levels across several settings in the country. VHAI is also a major publisher of advocacy materials on health, gender, health promotion, tobacco control and development issues. More information on our activities is available at: and

VHAI invites applications for the post of: 

Legal Advocacy Officer (Part Time/Full Time)

Applicants should have a post-graduate degree in law from a recognised University with a minimum of 2-3 years of experience of working under a senior lawyer or law firm. He/she should be able to demonstrate requisite knowledge and ability in handling legal work. He/she should have at least 4-5 years of experience of working with a good solicitors firm on human rights issues and/or health issues. He/she should also possess excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to negotiate

Program Assistant - Jhpiego

Program Assistant

Based at Delhi and Lucknow

Jhpiego is an international, non-profit health organization affiliated with The Johns Hopkins University. For 40 years and in over 150 countries, Jhpiego has worked to prevent the needless deaths of women and their families. Jhpiego works with health experts, governments and community leaders to develop strategies that help countries care for themselves by training health care workers, strengthening health systems and improving delivery of care. 

Jhpiego designs innovative, effective and low-cost health care solutions that are breaking down barriers to high-quality health care for the world’s most vulnerable populations. Jhpiego uses its global presence and technical leadership to develop technology-based innovations and systems for significant global health impact. 

In India, Jhpiego works across nineteen states in close collaboration with national and state governments by providing technical assistance in the areas of family planning; maternal, newborn and child health; and pre-service nursing and midwifery education. These projects are funded by USAID, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI), David & Lucile Packard Foundation, Children’s Investment Foundation Fund (CIFF), MacArthur Foundation, Department for International Development (DFID); MSD for Mothers and others.

Jhpiego is hiring for the positions of Program Associate based and Delhi and Lucknow. The position will provide programmatic, administrative, and logistic support to the Pre-Service program team. 

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Head – Governance Programme - UN Women

UN WOMEN/MCO/SC/2014/001

Date of Issue: 10th January 2014
Closing Date : 25th January 2014

I. Position Information

Job Code Title :          Head – Governance Programme 
Organization                :          United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the
                                               Empowerment of Women (UN WOMEN)
Classified Grade          :           NO-D
Direct supervisor      :          Representative, UNWOMEN MCO
Duty Station                 :          New Delhi , India
Type of Contract          :           Temporary Appointment
No. of positions            :           One
Duration                       :          January to 30 June 2014
*Open to Indian Nationals only

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Senior Project Officer (South Asia), Access to Information Programme - CHRI

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is an independent, non-partisan, non-government organisation working for the practical realisation of human rights across the Commonwealth. CHRI is based in New Delhi, India, and has offices in London, UK and Accra, Ghana. Further information can be accessed at CHRI's website (

Access to Information Programme
Senior Project Officer (South Asia), Access to Information Programme
CHRI is seeking qualified staff for deepening its work on people’s right to information in South Asia countries. The following positions are vacant in its Access to Information Programme.

Senior Programme Officer, Prisons Reforms - CHRI

Senior Programme Officer, Prisons Reforms - CHRI

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is an independent, non-partisan, non-government organisation working for the practical realisation of human rights across the Commonwealth. CHRI is based in New Delhi, India, and has offices in London, UK and Accra, Ghana. Further information can be accessed at CHRI's website (

Prison Reforms Programme
Senior Programme Officer, Prisons Reforms (Delhi, India)

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