Position: Legal Intern with the focus on sexual exploitation of children in the context of travel and tourism (SECTT).
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
Duration: Six months
Reports to: Head of Programme, SECTT
Start date: May 2020
Overall Purpose of the Internship:
The ECPAT International internship programme is designed to provide an opportunity to the eligible candidates to contribute to and learn about child protection issues, particularly children’s rights to live free of sexual exploitation in travel and tourism. Interns are eligible to participate in the ECPAT International Secretariat activities, while expected to carry out the duties assigned to them under the responsibility of the designated manager.
For this position ONLY candidates holding a Master of Laws and speak fluent Spanish will be considered.
Analyse information on key legal interventions to protect children from sexual exploitation in travel and tourism in Latin America;
Conduct research on the scope and trends of child sexual exploitation in the context of travel and tourism in specific context in other regions;
Prepare other publications on sexual exploitation of children in the context of travel and tourism and provide overall support to the Head of Programme, SECTT;
All reports and analysis are written in close collaboration with the ECPAT Legal Programme, SECTT programme and Research Unit, as well as with ECPAT members and partners.
- Advanced degree in law with a focus in international law and/or human rights or equivalent;
- Strong research and writing skills in English and Spanish;
- Ability to synthesise large amounts of information into concise formats;
- Knowledge of international legal standards related to child’s rights;
- Previous exposure to child’s rights or other social issues is a plus.
A modest stipend of 15,000 Thai Baht/month (around US $500) will be made available to the intern. All costs related to the internship, i.e., travel, passport, visa, housing and living costs in Bangkok, are to be borne by the intern.
How to apply:
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Application deadline: 16 March 2020
ECPAT International is committed to keeping children safe. The selection process reflects our commitment to the safeguarding of children.