Amnesty International investigates and documents human rights issues; this work is fundamental to their advocacy and lobbying efforts. Their researchers are from wide-ranging backgrounds such as activism, academia, the law, or journalism and can identify and thoroughly investigate those issues, and ensure our voice has authority.
About the role
Amnesty’re looking for a Researcher to join their South Asia team to focus primarily on Nepal. You’ll take the lead responsibility for initiating strategy and a programme of human rights research and action by providing country expertise, research skills and sound political judgement.
You’ll have excellent writing and research skills and will be comfortable working as part of a large and diverse team. Having worked on human rights issues, you’ll have worked in or have substantial knowledge of South Asia, particularly of Nepal. Fluency in written and spoken English, including excellent writing skills, is essential. Written and spoken Nepali is desirable.
About Amnesty International
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. They reach almost every country in the world and have:
more than 2 million members and supporters who drive forward their fight for rights
more than 5 million activists who strengthen their calls for justice
Location: London, UK
Closing Date: 3 June 2015