On the Job! Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice seeks Legal Consultant (deadline Aug. 20)

Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice is seeking to hire a Legal Consultant for a 6-month period, with the possibility of extension.  The Legal Consultant would be based in The Hague Office. Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible; the deadline for applications is Wednesday, 20 August 2014.

The Women’s Initiatives for Gender Justice is an international women’s human rights organisation that advocates for accountability for gender-based crimes through the International Criminal Court (ICC) and domestic mechanisms, including through the participation of women in peace building and formal peace negotiation processes. The organisation works with women most affected by each of the armed conflict situations under investigation by the ICC.

The organisation has extensive country-based programmes in collaboration with local and regional partners in Uganda, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, and Libya, along with ICC-related legal monitoring and advocacy programmes on the Central African Republic, Kenya, the Ivory Coast and Mali. The organisation currently has offices in The Hague (The Netherlands) and Kitgum (Uganda).

The organisation has an immediate opening for a Legal Consultant. This is a temporary appointment for a 6-month period, with the possibility of extension. The Legal Consultant will be part of a small, highly efficient and motivated team, based in The Hague Office.

For more information on the position, please visit the job posting.

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