Human Rights Advocacy in Tanzania
We are looking for open-minded, passionate, and hardworking individuals to join our Art in Tanzania Human Rights internship. The program focuses on protecting and advocating the rights of children, women, and people with disabilities. We cover child marriage, gender equality, and the right to education. We maintain compliance with The Children’s Agenda Tanzania program that includes a Children’s and Women’s Rights focus. A team of NGOs developed the Children’s Agenda program, including UNICEF and Saved the Children. The Ministry of Community Work Gender and Children chaired the work. The internship’s practical tasks include advocating, teaching, and raising awareness for human rights issues faced in Tanzania. In addition, participants will work with the local community to provide education and support: visiting schools and orphanages, as well as working with local women. We also work closely with tribal communities in more rural areas. Here you will be immersed in a different way of life and help protect the rights of women and children.
Interns will gain incredible experience in a developing economy, discover a new perspective on global rights issues, develop skills such as public speaking, independence, resilience, and problem-solving, and create memories of a lifetime.
Human Rights Advocacy
Advocating human rights issues in the school and communities. Participating in NGO consortium programs for specific rights issues, for example, Tanzanian NGOs against Child Marriage group. Preparing social media content to educate the public in common about human rights issues covering Art in Tanzania’s social media sites followed by more than 50k people.
Art in Tanzania builds a strong Children’s Rights program with NGO consortiums, including more than 30 NGOs such as UNICEF, Save the Children and SOS. PLAN and the Tanzanian government. In the program, you visit local community schools and orphanages to teach about human rights and raise awareness for factors threatening them. Join field programs in orphanages, tribal village visits and visiting the places where children’s rights are abused as using children in mining operations.
Help build entrepreneurial skills for local businesswomen such as basic accounting, organisation, and marketing, give advice and support their growth. Organise workshops and visit small businesses in the area, as well as more tribal communities further afield that are beginning to develop small enterprises. Meet the inspiring women behind them. Women’s rights are best protected by empowering their livelihood. Particular focus on Women’s requests for an inheritance, pregnant women’s rights to education and action against child marriage.