The Centre for Law and Policy Research (CLPR) focuses on addressing discrimination at the intersections of caste, gender, sexuality, and disability and other minorities through law.As a part of this work, CLPR has announced The CLPR Equality Fellowship.
CLPR will select 6 Equality Fellows to engage in litigation and advocacy that responds to intersectional discrimination in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Young lawyers who are motivated and committed to working with equality and anti-discrimination law should apply for this two-year fellowship.
The Equality Fellows will engage in litigation and advocacy in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, to work with communities facing discrimination on the basis of caste, gender, disability, sexuality, gender identity and minority status. This will include enhancing the implementation of various equality laws.
The CLPR Equality Fellowship is a paid, two-year opportunity which will be awarded to 6 young lawyers keen to pursue the practice of public interest law on a full-time basis.
CLPR will provide the Equality Fellows with training and support necessary to make an impact on the quality and delivery of legal services to marginalised communities.
Applicants must submit:
Applications must be submitted by December 30, 2018, 5.00 PM IST.
Please combine all attachments in a single PDF file labelled with “[Your Last Name], [Your First Name].” Email the PDF file to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: “[Your Name]- Equality Fellowship Application” .
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