DefendDefenders call for applications from tech-savvy & creative people for our Ttaala project

Deadline: 17 January 2020
Start: As soon as possible
Location: Remotely
Type: Consultancy 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Background

DefendDefenders (East and Horn of Africa Human Rights Defenders Project) is a regional non- governmental organisation (NGO) based in Kampala, Uganda, that seeks to strengthen the work of human rights defenders throughout the sub-region by reducing their vulnerability to the risk of persecution and by enhancing their capacity to effectively defend human rights. DefendDefenders works in Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Somalia/Somaliland, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.

About Ttaala

Ttaala is a comprehensive skills-building project by DefendDefenders for human rights defenders illuminating the world of digital tools and strategies. Organisations in Ttaala learn how to survive and thrive defending human rights in the digital age while creating impact-driven projects.

Our objective is to close the technical and strategic skills gap for the effective defense of human rights in the digital age and we’re currently in need of creative minds and technical wizards to work with on some inspiring campaigns.

Apply now!

You think you’re up for it? Apply here by 17 January 2020.

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