Thursday, August 13, 2009

Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Women's Issues

Organization: Nari Uddug Kendra
Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Language(s): English
End date: June 7, 2011
Last updated: June 8, 2009
Area of Focus: Human Rights and Civil Liberties, Women's Issues
Start date: July 1, 2009
Last day to apply: December 1, 2009

NUK is a human rights organization devoted to the empowerment of women in all aspects of Bangladeshi society. Our various projects, from Safe Motherhood to Gender Justice Counseling to Sport and Physical Activity for Women’s Empowerment, all work toward promoting gender equality and women’s development. We are looking for dedicated interns, interested in helping to create gender equality in South Asia, to work with us on promotional development and fundraising projects.

Main Responsibilities:
-Editing and proofreading promotional materials for the organization and development projects. This includes all research and communication done by the organization.
-Maintaining and updating the NUK and related program websites
-Helping to set up a program for future international interns and volunteers.

Major Qualifications:
-Must be a native English speaker
-Must be dedicated to the mission and vision of NUK
-Background in South Asian or women's issues is a plus but not required.

Other important information:
-Positions are open to interns able to spend six months to a year in Bangladesh.
-Internships are unpaid, but interns will be given a 20,000-30,000 taka stipend ($300-$400) and accommodations will be provided.
-Interns are currently asked to provide their own airfare, though provisions may be made for this in the future.

How to apply
All interested applicants should send a resume and letter of interest to Mashuda Khatun Sheflali at

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