Nazra for Feminist Studies

Nazra for Feminist Studies

Women Human Rights Defenders Concept Papers Research Paper

Executive Summary- The Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRD) program is issuing a series of concept papers that aim to introduce the notion of WHRDs: who they are, what they do, and why they should be considered as a distinct group of human rights defenders. The categories of WHRDs analyzed in the concept papers include: vocational women (doctors, nurses, and teachers); students; political candidates; civil society activists; protesters; and workers (industrial and agrarian sectors). The focus on WHRDs dos not aim at setting WHRDs as a separate category, but to highlight the risks and challenges they face because of their gender so as to develop responsive strategies.  Click here to read more

Recruitment: SUDO (UK) Coordinator

Recruitment: SUDO (UK) Coordinator

The Sudan Social Development Organization (UK) is looking to employ a coordinator to help with the activities and the development of the organization. SUDO (UK) is a registered charity based in the UK which was set up in order to provide a mechanism to support the work of the Sudan Social Development Organisation (SUDO) in Sudan and/or the work of others striving for human rights and social development in the country. The successful candidate will have practical experience in an administrative role. He/ she will be good at multi-tasking, highly organised and committed to setting and meeting deadlines. He/she will be practically-minded and a problem-solver. Click here to know more

Africa & Americas Internship – Portuguese speaking – deadline 1 August 2013

Africa & Americas Internship – Portuguese speaking – deadline 1 August 2013

Front Line Defenders – The International Foundation for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders invites applications for an internship to work together with its Protection Coordinators who cover Sub-saharan Africa and the Americas. The internship will be for 51 weeks and based in Front Line Defenders’ office in Blackrock, Co. Dublin, Ireland. Click here

Protection Coordinator: Americas (Maternity Leave Cover) 31st July

Protection Coordinator: Americas (Maternity Leave Cover) 31st July

Front Line Defenders is seeking an experienced human rights professional to take on this challenging role. The Protection Coordinator (Americas) will be responsible for maintaining and developing Front Line Defenders’ contacts with human rights defenders in countries in the region, providing rapid response to cases of human rights defenders at risk, undertaking research on the threats and attacks that they face, providing analysis and producing relevant materials to take action in their support. Click here to read more