We are looking for a law graduate with at least 2-3 years relevant experience with organizing and conducting trainings in rural contexts. Familiarity with debates relating to sexuality and violence against women is necessary, as in fluency in Hindi and English.
The candidate must be a self-starter , with leadership, capacity to plan, keep timelines, implement with a team and willingness to commit 2 years.
The position of research and advocacy officer requires a candidate with at least 3-4 years of experience in the area of women’s rights and law to undertake research and to translate the research into advocacy agenda for policy reform.
Thematic familiarity with debates relating to sexuality and violence against women is necessary. Familiarity with relevant developments in human rights law, particularly the CEDAW, will be desirable.
Partners for Law in Development (PLD) – is a legal resource group working in the fields of social justice and women’s rights in India. Founded in 1998, the organization locates women’s rights as integral component of social justice, engaging with it in contexts of sexuality, culture, caste, conflict and development.
We promote implementation of rights through – capacity development, advocacy and production of knowledge. We work in partnerships with community and state level organisations, national and regional organisations, donors and UN agencies as well as the government.
Our work involves engagement with grassroots constituencies, the women’s movement debates and human rights standards. For more information on the organization, visit www.pldindia.org and www.cedawsouthasia.org
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