Purpose: IDPC is looking for a Project Coordinator & Writer to assist with implementation of the Women, Incarceration and Drug Policy in Southeast Asia project (the Project), which aims to work with government agencies and civil society organisations in the project countries (Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines) to achieve:

a. Increased civil society engagement in supporting proportionate sentencing, and reductions in incarceration and death penalty sentences for female drug offenders, especially for low-level, non-violent drug offences

b. Increased understanding of the extent and profile of women incarcerated for drug offences, and its wider socio-economic consequences, and

c. Increased understanding and support for sentencing practices and alternatives to incarceration (eg. referrals to drug treatment programmes for people dependent on drugs), that could help ensure reduced levels of incarceration for female drug offenders, especially for low-level, non-violent offences.

The position would run from June 2017 to April 2018. To apply for this consultancy, please send a cover letter, CV and writing sample to Ms. Sof Akbar (pakbar@idpc.net) by Monday 19 June 2017. 

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