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The Internship Programme is for women activists/students who have background
of, and/or interest to work with, and be involved in, women's human
rights issues on a regional level.
Interns work closely with APWLD secretariat to implement its six programs:
Workplan may include legal and social research, assistance
in developing and writing position papers and generally supporting staff
on other projects needs. The programme is for at least six (6) months.
Interested candidates need to be able to work within a team, work well
under pressure and be able to handle multiple tasks. Desired qualities
include written and oral communication skills in English, while knowledge
of other language from the Asia Pacific region is an advantage. It is
preferred that they have excellent knowledge of their field of study
or the sector they work with, and a working understanding of the issues
APWLD deals with.
- Women’s Human Rights
- Violence against Women
- Labour and Migration
- Women’s Participation in Political Processes
- Women and Environment
- Rural and Indigenous Women
APWLD endeavors to provide the experience that is relevant to the needs
and interest of the interns. APWLD does not have paid internship and
does not provide stipends for interns.
For interested students, degree in social science or in law is an advantage.
For activists/NGO workers, strong background and involvement in human
rights and/or women's movement is an advantage.
Applications should be endorsed by an educational institution/NGO which
the intern is currently involved in.
Interns are required to have health insurance coverage valid in Thailand
during their stay in APWLD. APWLD accepts no responsibility for costs
arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during the internship.
Interns are responsible for all travel expenses to Thailand and back
to their home country. They must obtain necessary visa in compliance
with Thai immigration. APWLD will be able to provide a support letter
for visa application purpose.