Gender Justice Legal Defenders Fellowship

Strategic Advocacy for Human Rights (SAHR) - a US registered organisation led by a global community of lawyers and human rights defenders, working to end impunity for sexual violence cases launched a Gender Justice Legal Defenders Fellowship 2020/2021 to support and build capacities of human rights lawyers and defenders on identifying and building sexual and gender-based violence cases.

Through this Fellowship, the selected Fellow will receive mentorship from one of SAHR’s lawyers towards an intervention for justice or accountability in their chosen case. The Fellow will also be resourced with a total sum of USD$3,000 dollars.

Subject: Sexual-based violence

Duration: Minimum period of six months

Application Deadline: 30 October 2020

Eligibility: Women, trans and gender nonconforming persons.

The call for applications can be found here:

The application guidelines can be found here:

The application form can be filled in here:

Reach out to or for more info or clarifications about the fellowship.