Showing posts with label Human Rights. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Human Rights. Show all posts

Monday, May 26, 2014

Deputy Executive Director (Advocacy) - Human Rights Watch (Apply by: Open Until Filled)

FULL-TIME JOB VACANCY
DEPUTY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR ADVOCACY
Executive Office
(Brussels preferred; London, Berlin, Paris, Geneva options)
Open Until Filled
Human Rights Watch (HRW) is seeking experienced and highly qualified executive level applicants for the position of Deputy Executive Director for Advocacy.

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Assistant Advocate - Amnesty International (Apply by: 30 May 2014)


Closing Date:30 May 2014
Directorate:International Law and Policy
Location:London
Type:Fixed Term Contract
Duration:Until End of November 2014
Working Hours:17.5
Salary:£36,240

At the forefront of the human rights movement, Amnesty International pioneers research into areas where there is little precedent in law and policy.

ABOUT THE ROLE

Researcher (North Africa) - Amnesty International (Apply by: 30 May 2014)


Closing Date:30 May 2014
Directorate:Research
Location:London
Type:Permanent
Working Hours:35
Salary:£43,812

The Middle East and North Africa Programme at the International Secretariat of Amnesty International is seeking to appoint a dynamic, team oriented person to the role of Researcher in the North Africa team with a focus on Egypt.

ABOUT THE JOB

South Africa Director - Amnesty International (Apply by: 5 June 2014)


Closing Date:5 June 2014
Directorate:Amnesty International Section Office
Location:Johannesburg
Type:Permanent
Working Hours:35

Amnesty International, made up of millions of individual members and supporters, is a truly global human rights movement. It is made up of people who are passionate about defending human rights for all, and who believe the world would be a better place if together we took injustice personally.

Nigeria Director - Amnesty International (Apply by: 30 May 2014)


Closing Date:30 May 2014
Directorate:Movement Building
Location:Nigeria
Type:Permanent
Working Hours:35

Amnesty International, made up of millions of individual members and supporters, is a truly global human rights movement.
Of people who are passionate about defending human rights for all.
Of millions of people who believe the world would be a better place if together we took injustice personally.

Sunday, May 18, 2014

Zonal Manager - ChildFund India (Apply by: 26 May 2014)

ChildFund India is part of ChildFund International (www.childfund.org), one of the leading International Child Development Organizations in the world operating in 31 countries and working with over 15 million children globally. ChildFund International is a founding member of the ChildFund alliance – a global force of 12 international development organizations that partner to improve the lives of children and their families in 55 countries.

ChildFund started its operations in India in 1951. ChildFund India’s goal for 2013-2017 is to advance survival, comprehensive development, education, livelihood, participation and protection of deprived, excluded & vulnerable children by enhancing their access to quality services and reducing inequalities and discrimination.

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.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR – DELHI

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.

POSITION PURPOSE:

Monday, January 20, 2014

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. 

Responsibilities
• 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: www.vhai.org and www.rctfi.org.

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

Sunday, January 12, 2014

Head – Governance Programme - UN Women


UNITED NATIONS ENTITY FOR GENDER EQUALITY AND THE EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN
JOB DESCRIPTION
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NO:
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 (www.humanrightsinitiative.org).

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.

 
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