Note: All Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center interns will be required to submit a 1-2 page op-ed style article about an issue raised by the internship by September 1, 2018.
Two Remote Internships
5 pm, Thursday, March 15, 2018.
Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST)
Interns will be given an award of $500 each from the Subir and Malini Chowdhury Center for Bangladesh Studies. This is expected to cover a portion of their living expenses during the internship.
BLAST’s focus areas in 2018 include access to justice for those living in poverty or in marginalised communities; legal protection of women's rights (access to family courts; women’s economic entitlements post dissolution of marriage); prevention of and protection against child /early/forced marriage; protection from gender-based violence; discriminatory laws regarding rights in the family; workers’ rights, including improved working conditions, protection from sexual harassment at work at increased collective bargaining capacity of workers; children’s rights (juvenile justice/ ending corporal punishment in schools); disability rights; sexual and reproductive health and rights; housing rights; and development of remedies in tort, including for road deaths, and for workplace deaths and injuries.
The intern’s daily activities will be based upon their interest in the above areas and expertise as well as the needs of BLAST, and may involve the following:
Skill set or discipline preferred
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The Subir & Malini Chowdhury Center
Institute for South Asia Studies
10 Stephens Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720-2310