About the local hosting organizationLegal Resources Centre in Gender Equality and Human Rights (LRC-KJHAM) is an NGO working on promotion of human rights and gender equality in Semarang, Central Java. It founded in 1999 and currently working on strengthening access and control of Marginal Women in Central Java for Law and Human Rights Resource; Feminism Participatory Action Research (FPAR); Women’s Right Impact Assessment (WRIA); and legal support for domestic violence and mentoring victim group. It aims to advocate and become resource center for gender equality and human right to develop Human Right Strategy to get more access and control for marginal women.
About the volunteer workVolunteers are expected to have strong self-initiative and self-motivation to decide their own set of activities fit to their skills, interest, and experience. The staff LRC-KJHAM will supervise and give advises in which division volunteers can fit in. 1. Support information technology (IT) division, 2. collect news on human rights related topic from newspaper, 3. support with the documentation 4. support with the public relation 5. work together with other LRC-KJHAM staff for FPAR in some regencies and rural areas. Volunteers might need to experience live-in in the community for some days; 6. share and support on WRIA 7. support and join training and seminar held by LRC-KJHAM
Local accommodationVolunteer will stay in GREAT Office & Volunteer House. Shared room, bathroom, and kitchen. Fridge and Wifi is available. Volunteer must take care of their own meals and cover personal expenses.
About the project locationSemarang City, Central Java, Indonesia. 6 Km from City Center
RequirementsVolunteer has to bear their own personal needs such as medicine, leisure time, visa matters, and free day trip.
Extra info about the projectLearning Indonesian language is very essential; it is one of the easiest languages in the world. Only one staff of LRC – KJHAM speaks English well and view of them understands English. All of target group, the women assisted by LRC-KJHAM do not speak English. Please prepare yourself with self- learning Bahasa Indonesia before departure. This project is not available on June due to Ramadhan month