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Legal or Policy Advisor

Legal or Policy Advisor

  • About the Firm: Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people standing for human rights. Our aim is simple: an end of human rights abuses.
  • About the role: Amnesty International is seeking a Legal Adviser or Policy Adviser to provide law and policy advice to Amnesty International’s International Secretariat.
  • Looking for: In addition to your substantial expertise and professional experience in human rights law; we are looking to secure your particular expertise on sexual and reproductive rights, criminalisation of sexuality and reproduction, use and abuse of criminal justice approaches applied to or otherwise impacting on specific conduct or groups, gender related issues including as they pertain to equality and non-discrimination (including intersectional discrimination), personal autonomy and the right to privacy.
  • Opportunities: As Legal Adviser or Policy Adviser you will work closely with country and thematic researchers, advocates, media officers and campaigners in the International Secretariat and Sections/Structures to ensure human rights law and the organisation’s human rights policies are applied and advocated in an effective manner through research projects, advocacy initiatives, media and campaigns.
  • And More: This role is initially being offered as an 18-month fixed term contract, after which the job has scope to be offered on a permanent basis.

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