Programs against human trafficking and sexual exploitation
- INTERNSHIP CODE: SHRT
- City: Iquitos, Lima
- Work Areas: Social Work / Education / Psychology Marketing / Publicity / Public Relations / Communication Politics / Human Rights / Indigenous Societies
Company / Institution
NGO that fights against human trafficking and sexual exploitation. Execution of social programs and projects for the protection of human rights.
Function / Working area
Internships can be done in these areas:
1) Information system on charges and police investigations in the context of human trafficking, sexual exploitation and organ traficking. Elaboration of strategies for the fight against organized crime and for victim protection.
2) Elaboration of mechanisms of social participation
3) Facilities for the protection and rehabilitation of victims and vulnerable persons. Centers for legal advice and psychological help.
4) Prevention of sexual exploitation of children and young adults; encouragement of psychosocial stabilisation factors and social networks, support to public attempts for the protection of children and young adults.
5) Access to high-quality education for children and young adults as protection against child labour
6) Graphic Design (Web, Flyers, Posters, Campaigns) – office in Lima
7) Archive maintenance
8) Fundraising (office in Lima)
9) Monitoring and Planning
Interns have the opportunity to design their own project which they can follow up in the course of their studies. Good Spanish skills are required. The internship can be doen in Lima or Iquitos. Projects in Puno and Madre de Dios are also possible. The internship is geared to the following careers: communication studies, political science, psychology, sociology, social work, pedagogy, law, history, economics and systems engineering. Minimum period: six months.