CDM - Centro de Derechos de Mujeres (HON-58)


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

Brief description and main aims

CDM - Centro de Derechos de Mujeres is a feminist organisation that promotes the strengthening of autonomy, justice, the exercise of rights, citizenship and gender equality for women. It is a national and internationally recognised organisation for its contribution in reducing the unequal relationships of power between genders, and for its work in favour of women rights.

Main Activities

CDM carries out several activities related to sexual rights and reproductive rights, the citizenship participation of women, labour force rights for women, prevention and attention of violence against women, and it has a team in charge of observing and analysing the state of human rights of women in Honduras.

Volunteer tasks

Depending on the volunteer’s skills, she/he can help organise and lead seminars or workshops related to any of the subjects that the organisation works with. The volunteer is encouraged to propose projects to carry out during her/his time with the organisation.

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 years old.
  • have at least an intermediate level (B1) of Spanish proficiency.
  • have a genuine interest in women rights.
  • preferably have some kind of studies in social sciences, human rights and related subjects.

Location

The project 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.derechosdelamujer.org
  • Facebook Page: @CDMHonduras
  • Instagram: @cdmhonduras
  • Twitter: @CDMHonduras
You can request more information of this Project contacting ICYE Honduras: incoming@icye.hn
 

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