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PWESCR Internship Programme

Deadline: Until filled

Location: Delhi

Organization: Programme on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR)

Interns gain valuable exposure to a wide range of women's human rights issues and knowledge of South Asian region.

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National Professional English Language Teacher

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Location: Kabul, Afghanistan

Organization: UN Women

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Journalist Poonam Agarwal charged after exposing military abuse

On 27 March 2017, human rights journalist Poonam Agarwal was charged under sections of the Official Secrets Act (OSA) and the Indian Penal Code relating to criminal trespass and abetting suicide. The Indian Army had filed a complaint against her in relation to a video report she had shot exposing the abuse of junior soldiers within the Army.

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Journalist Poonam Agarwal charged after exposing military abuse

On 27 March 2017, human rights journalist Poonam Agarwal was charged under sections of the Official Secrets Act (OSA) and the Indian Penal Code relating to criminal trespass and abetting suicide. The Indian Army had filed a complaint against her in relation to a video report she had shot exposing the abuse of junior soldiers within the Army.

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