People Forum for Human Rights(People Forum)

People Forum for Human Right (People Forum) is a Non-governmental organization established for the protection of human rights and promotion of rule of law in Nepal. The Forum has been established by legal activists including lawyers and law scholars. People Forum is registered in District Administration Office, Kathmandu and is affiliated with Social Welfare Council. The organization executive committee is comprised of professionals from various backgrounds considering gender, ethnic and class representation. There are 35 legal activists associated with the Forum including the members and employees of the organization. 1.1 Goal of the Organization The main goal of the organization is to ensure human rights of the Nepalese people and to strengthen of rule of law in the country. 1.2 Objectives of the Organization The objectives of the organization are: - To work for the promotion of people’s political, economic, social and cultural rights. - To provide free legal aid service to those classes of citizens who do not have access to Justice. - To initiate research on the issues of law, justice and human rights. - To file the Public Interest Litigation cases with which people have due concerns. - To work for the promotion of legal rights of minorities, women, children, dalits, persons with disability and, people from ethnic and indigenous communities. - To work for the reformation of Criminal Justice System and Penal System of Nepal. - To work for the protection and promotion of migrant workers' rights.

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Position: Legal Aid Officer

NGO/INGO/Social/Development Project

Apply Before : 2020-10-16 (Closed)

Job summary

  • No. of Vacancy
  • Job Type
    Contract Time
  • Offered Salary
  • Gender
  • Career Level
  • Industry
    NGO / INGO / Development Projects
  • Experience
    2 Years
  • Location
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Job Description:

Position: Legal Aid Officer -3

Position Type: Full time

Experience: Please check vacancy details

Apply before: 16 October 2020

Location: Nuwakot, Sindhupalchwok and Makwanpur.

Duration: 17 Months

Brief job description: 

  • The Legal Aid Officer will overseae project and will be part of planning, implementation of the activities of project and provide free legal aid service to the trafficking survivor.
  • Prepare required reports to project coordinator 

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge and Skills 

  • Knowledge and skills on pleding case in court.
  • Minimum 2 years working experience in hadling case in court. 
  • Good documentation and communication skill
  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Nepali
  • Sound knowledge in computer office packages, 
  • good typing skill both in Nepali and English
  • Flexible and committed to teamwork

Education + Experience

Required Qualification: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law from recognized University.


Salary and orther facilities :  

  • Salary & Benefits shall be according to organizational rule.

Apply Instruction

Interested candidates can apply along with application, contact information, updated CV with recent PP size photo and expected salary to this email or hand delivery to the office of People Forum at Kalikasthan, Kathmandu, no later than 5 00 pm,  16 Oct 2020, Friday.

No telephone inquiries will be entertained. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Priority will be given to candidate of dalit, janjati, women and backward community.

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