International Justice Program Staff Attorney
The Advocates for Human Rights is seeking a Staff Attorney for its International Justice Program. The Advocates for Human Rights is a volunteer-based, non-governmental, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the promotion and protection of internationally recognized human rights.
The Advocates’ International Justice Program develops innovative, sustainable strategies to hold governments accountable for human rights abuses and to strengthen institutions in the international justice system. The International Justice Program partners with diaspora and international human rights defenders to build their capacity to use local, regional, international, and transitional justice mechanisms to end gender-based violence against women, the use of the death penalty, and violence and discrimination based on race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, gender identity and sexual orientation. The Advocates holds consultative status with the United Nations and the International Justice Program coordinates The Advocates’ monitoring and reporting to United Nations human rights bodies and regional human rights mechanisms.