CEM-H - Centro de Estudios de la Mujer-Honduras (HON-18)


Type: Women, Human rights, Disadvantaged, Development - Country: Honduras

Brief description and main aims

CEM-H - Centro de Estudios de la Mujer-Hondura  is a cultural, social and political centre for women rights. It aims to reduce the inequality in Honduran society, promote the political participation of Honduran women, create strategies and take initiatives for a more gender and economic equal society in Honduras, and work to reduce poverty and violence that particularly affects women.

Main Activities

CEM-H’s main activities are:
  • Investigate the conditions and progress of Honduran women’s situations.
  • Facilitate workshops to train women on various subjects (i.e. women’s rights, health issues, HIV/AIDS & STIs, political participation and leadership).
  • Carry out events, demonstrations and seminars to raise awareness on feminism, women’s rights and the inequality in Honduras.

Volunteer tasks

The volunteer can help out in any of the current projects depending on her/his interests and background experience. She/he can support to facilitate events and workshops. The volunteer can propose own ideas to carry out a particular project. Before coming to Honduras, the volunteer will agree together with the organisation what kind of project she/he will carry out.

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer should: 
  • be at least 21 yaers old
  • have at least an intermediate level (B1) of Spanish proficiency
  • take initiative
  • share their own ideas and be open minded
  • be patient  and flexible
  • be intrested in womens' rights
  • preferably have completed some kind of studies in social sciences, human rights and related subjects

Location

The project is located in Tegucigalpa.

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live with a host family.

More Information

The project is available to start in August and February every year for 6-12 months.
 
Social media:
  • Website: www.cemh.org.hn
  • Facebook Page: @centrode.delamujer
  • Instagram: @cemhonduras
  • Twitter: @cemh_h
  • YouTube: CEMHONDURAS

You can request more information of this Project contacting ICYE Honduras: incoming@icye.hn

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