Access to justice jobs: Internship opportunities with the Access to Justice Law Centre, Sierra Leone

January 5, 2012 at 5:48 pm Leave a comment

Law students with passion for social justice and access to justice might consider opportunities for internship with the Access to Justice Law Centre, Sierra Leone. The Access to Justice Law Center operates various projects:

· Access to Justice Women’s Empowerment, which involves trainings for law enforcement and justice officials, legal research, and community and school dialogues on gender and human rights legislation;

· Accessing Justice in Rural Sierra Leone, which involves community dialogues aimed at reducing female genital cutting;

· Community Legal Aid Project for Victims of Gender-Based Violence, which is based in Kabala, and involves mediations, psycho-social counseling, occasional litigation, and maintenance payments for victims of gender-based violence, wife/child neglect, and domestic violence; and

· Impact litigation, which involves a variety of cases beyond those primarily related to women and children.

Read more details at the blog site of the Washington University Center for Human Rights and Justice

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Entry filed under: Access to Justice, Access to Justice Jobs, Sierra Leone.

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