Apply Now: Centre for Child Rights Legal Fellowship Programme 2024

  • Apply latest by 8th December, 2023; 11:59 pm
  • Monthly Fellowship of INR 28000/-

Centre for Child Rights invites applications for a Legal Fellowship programme of minimum 8 months, extendable to 12 months. The Legal Fellowship programme is a pilot programme initiated to encourage ‘legal professionals’ to work as the champions for the cause of children and demonstrate effective working of lawyers (including the Legal Aid Panel Lawyers) with a child rights perspective at the trial court level. The aim is to improve children’s access to justice through quality legal representation and child-sensitive litigation and court practices. HAQ hopes to extend its Legal Fellowship programme beyond the period of 8-12 months drawing upon the learning from the pilot phase.

  • Duration of the Fellowship: 8 Months (extendable upto 12 months)

In the pilot phase, Legal Fellows are required for the following States and Districts:

  1. Jammu & Kashmir – Jammu and Srinagar Districts
  2. Madhya Pradesh – Jabalpur and Indore Districts
  3. Rajasthan – Jaipur and Jodhpur Districts
  4. Uttar Pradesh – Meerut and Prayagraj District

Opportunities for Legal Fellows

  • Mentorship throughout the Fellowship
  • Training in delivering pro bono legal services to children with a casework management approach
  • Connecting with civil society organisations, Child Welfare Committes (CWCs) and JJBs in your district

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