The Human Rights Law Network is a collective of Indian lawyers and social activists who provide legal support to the vulnerable and disadvantaged sections of society.
About the Job
Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) is looking for lawyers to join their team.
Socio Legal Information Centre (SLIC) as a registered Society and Trust has established a division called the Human Rights Law Network (HRLN) to partner with coalitions and social movements in India for providing free legal aid and legal literacy programs throughout India.
This coalition comprises of NGOs, social movements, academics, students, activists, researchers, judges, and lawyers in 24 states in India, dedicated to the use of the legal system to advance human rights, struggle against violations, and ensure access to justice for all.
HRLN views the legal system as a limited but crucial instrument for realizing human rights. HRLN believes that large scale struggles against human rights violations have to be waged by social and political movements and that the legal system can play a significant supportive role in these struggles.
HRLN participates in the struggle for rights of the marginalized through various activities including public interest litigation, advocacy, legal awareness programs, investigations into violations and publishing ‘know your rights’ materials. HRLN is looking for lawyers who have a passion for human rights issues anywhere in the country.
Anywhere in India.
The only requirement is that the person must be willing to be active in the social movements for human rights
The person should be willing to engage in litigation or legal research in a professional manner
The last date to apply is 30th September 2020.
How to Apply?
Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letter to resume[at]hrln.org.
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