Call for Applications: Lusophone Legal Officer

3 April 2018 IHRDA invites qualified persons to apply for the post of a Portuguese-speaking Legal Officer to strengthen its legal work in Africa. IHRDA is looking for a highly motivated individual who demonstrates professional competence and mastery of the subject matter, while taking pride in work and in achievements, both at personal and organizational […]

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Strategic Litigation on Transitional Justice: Call for Applications for Training & Case-Identification Workshop

Banjul, 15 March 2018 IHRDA is inviting interested and qualified lawyers and civil society actors to apply to participate in a workshop on litigating transitional justice cases in the African human rights system. The workshop is expected to take place from 19 – 21 September 2018 in Kampala, Uganda. Participants will be trained on litigating […]

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IHRDA’s Statement on the International Day of the Woman, 2018; Theme: “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”

Banjul, 8 March 2018 The commemoration of the International Day of the Woman this year focuses on activism for the transformation of the lives of women. This year’s theme brings to the spotlight the fact that women, in both rural and urban environments, are increasingly active in every sphere of production and service delivery in […]

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IHRDA Organizes Human Rights Training for Gambia Drug Law Enforcement Officers

Banjul, 20 February 2018 The Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) is organizing a three-day human rights training workshop for the Drug Law Enforcement Agency of The Gambia (DLEAG). The workshop runs from 20-22 February 2018 and brings together 35 officers from various parts of the country. Speaking at the opening of […]

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Re-Advertising: Recruiting Legal Intern/Fellow to support the Gambia Centre for Victims of Human Rights Violations

Banjul, 16 February 2018 Overview Within the context of its project to support the documentation of human rights violations committed by the Yahya Jammeh regime in The Gambia, and to facilitate advocacy for accountability and redress to survivors, the Institute for Human Rights and Development in Africa (IHRDA) seeks to recruit a legal intern/fellow who […]

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Litigating Child Rights in Africa: IHRDA organizes training & case-identification workshop with West & Central Africa CSOs

Banjul, 13 February 2018 IHRDA is organizing a three-day training and case-identification workshop on child rights litigation in Africa with 20 child rights defenders from West and Central Africa, in collaboration with Plan International West Africa Regional Office. The workshop runs from 13-15 February 2018 in Dakar, Senegal. Topics covered include: the normative content of […]

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