Defense Lawyer

  Women for Afghan Women (WAW)
Bachelor's Degree   Faryab, Afghanistan Full Time 560
Date Posted:Nov 5, 2019
Closing Date:Nov 14, 2019
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:1
Functional Area:Programme
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:2 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Fixed-term
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Women for Afghan Women (WAW):


Women for Afghan Women (WAW) is a grassroots civil society organization dedicated to protecting and promoting the rights of disenfranchised Afghan women and girls in Afghanistan and New York. In particular, WAW works to help Afghan women and girls exercise their rights to pursue their individual potential to self-determination, and to representation in all areas of life—political, social, cultural, and economic. WAW relentlessly advocates for women’s rights and challenges the norms that underpin gender-based violence to influence attitudes and bring about change.

Job Summary:

He/She is required to follow this job description and complete her works in the respect of the WAW rules and regulations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Ø Receive cases from counselors that require legal action

Ø Conduct interview with client(s)

Ø Propose plan of action

Ø Keep all court appearances

Ø Prepare brief

Ø Do ongoing counseling of individual client and/or family members

Ø Conference with other professionals and organizations

Ø Work closely with other staff members to build a professional team

Job Requirement:

Able to work overtime on weekends or holidays required by the supervisor or program

She is required to be adaptable for larger tasks not specified in this framework.

Fluent in Dari/Pashto both writing and speaking (knowledge of English language is an advantage)

Have knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Office and other office automation

Have bachelor law or Sharia with valid lawyer certificate

Have 2-3 years’ experience in related field

o  Enhance WAW visibility

o   Meet with Ministries of Justice, Interior, Women’s Affairs; Office of  Attorney General, police departments.

o   Represent WAW at civic, religious and other public events

o   Continue and expand relationships with NGOs, local government  officials, schools and universities, etc. 

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Faryab
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