International is a humanitarian aid and development agency which provides
relief and assistance to women and children suffering war, disasters or
poverty. It seeks to empower women through education, training,
provision of credit and also campaigns against violations of women's human
implementing partner of the European Community Humanitarian Office,
(ECHO), the British government and several UN agencies, WomenAid
International has provided over 30,000 tonnes of food, medical supplies
and clothing to more than 1.5 million refugees in the Former Yugoslavia,
the Caucasus and Central Asia. Development
assistance globally has ranged from building and repairing
schools, supporting rescue centres for street children, repairing
hospitals and providing medical equipment/supplies, micro-credit support,
and water /sanitation projects.
WomenAid office in London uses the services of interns to assist with
public information activities, issue research and documentation.
Most applicants are enrolled in or have completed a first level university
degree. Evidence of knowledge on development issues human rights,
and international relations is of prime importance.
& CONDITIONS FOR SERVICE
internship consists of a minimum of two month period. Preference is
given to applicants who are able to work for longer than two months.
Interns are required to work at least 3 days per week. WomenAid pays
local travel expenses and a luncheon allowance.
six month Human Rights Internship is offered to a law graduate.
goals, partners, projects,
individual profiles illustrating human rights violations,
to develop the strategy of the Female Human Rights Forum
candidates should send a curriculum vitae and covering letter telling us
about yourself and your relevant knowledge, skills and experience.
Selected candidates will be invited for interview and may be asked to
provide examples of their written work. Telephone applications will
not be accepted. Send to:
International 3 Whitehall Court, Whitehall
London SW1A 2EL
(44) 020 7839 1790
Fax: (44) 020 7839
INFORMATION SUPPLIED WILL BE TREATED IN STRICTEST CONFIDENCE.