Protecting and promoting human rights can be a life-changing experience as you are involved in helping to generate change. It not only give you the opportunity to learn about other peoples, cultures and human rights issues, but it may also help you in more clearly determining where your educational and professional future will lead.
Some parts of Indonesia, are popular destinations for individuals interested in volunteering for refugee assistance and child labor reduction. Volunteers for education are always needed across Indonesia. Work alongside local staff in Indonesia and gain first-hand experience of human rights rules in practice.
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Human Rights Volunteer have included assisting case workers at refugee centers, researching gender-rights issues in relation, and reporting on child labor issues. Other opportunities include advocating and involvement for human trafficking legislation both in Indonesia and observing hearings.
You can take part in a law firm, ngo or social organisation for human rights volunteering. All of these projects are based in Indonesia and are ideal for students in related degree, recent graduates, retirees or lawyers on a career break.
Human Rights Volunteer offer direct exposure to the workings of an human rights organization, close supervision by the human rights staff, interaction with other international organizations and foreign and domestic government officials, and opportunities to attend lectures, trainings and special events relating to human rights.