The National Commission for Women has been set up as a statutory body in terms of the National Commission for Women Act, 1990 (Act No. 20 of 1990) to further review the Constitutional and Legal safeguards available to women, recommend remedial measures to remove impediments in realizing such goals, facilitate redressal of grievances and advise the Government on all policy matters affecting women. The Commission also organizes workshops/consultations, constitutes expert committees, undertakes studies/make recommendations for economic empowerment of women, conducts workshops/seminars for gender awareness and takes up publicity campaign awareness in the society against such social evils.
Internship Opportunity –
The National Commission for Women offers the following category of internship-
Scheme A: Unpaid Internship for a period not less than 30 days for 1st year students of 3 year LLB Course or 3rd year student of 5 year LLB Course/Post Graduate in Sociology/Social Work 1st year
Scheme B: Paid Internship for a period of 60 days.
Eligibility – Students of second year of 3year LLB course/4 year /5th year of B.A. LLB/B.SC LLB/BBA LLB/2ND of Post Graduate sociology/social work/Gender Issue/Women Studies/Gender Studies/students of LLM/M.Phil/Ph.d/Ph.d scholars – Stipend of Rs. 10,000 /-PM
Selection of Interns –
Scheme A: First come first serve basis subject to fulfilling the eligibility requirements
Scheme B: 50% weightage for the percentage obtained during last two years and 50% weightage for the quality of the ‘Statement of Purpose’ uploaded as part of the proforma.
Note – Maximum number of interns to be engaged at any point of time, under both schemes will be decided by the Competent Authority, National Commission for Women. It is clarified that no honorarium will be paid in cases where the interns work for less than 60 days.
Important Dates –
Start Date for Apply – 06/04/2021
Last Date for Apply – 30/11/2021
Procedure of Application – Students desirous of interning with the NCW may upload their applications in the prescribed proforma indicating dates for thecalendar year 2021 when they would like to intern with the Commission. A letter of recommendation from the Head of the Institution/Authorised Signatory may also be uploaded. Each intern will need to maintain a diary of the work done by them on each day of internship in the Commission. All interns will also be required to sign a declaration regarding the confidentiality of information/documents that will come to their knowledge.
For official notification – http://ncw.nic.in/sites/default/files/INTERNSHIP%20WITH%20NCW_0.pdf