We are looking to engage an experienced evaluation consultant to carry out an interim and final evaluation of our Digital Rights Advocates Project. We are also aiming for the consultant to conduct final research using baseline research (completed in 2017) to measure the impact of the project on the digital rights landscape in selected African countries where the project has been engaged in.
Our Digital Rights Advocates Project II (DRAP II), a two-year project titled ‘Sub-Saharan Africa Digital Rights Advocates Project II’, started in October 2019 and is expected to end in September 2021. DRAP I (2017-2019) sought to contribute to improving digital rights in East and Southern Africa through strengthening the capacity of lawyers to advocate and coordinate initiatives effectively.
To find out more about the opportunity and apply, please click here.
The deadline for applications is the 19th July 2020.
In September 2019, Media Defence was announced as the charity partner of the Chambers and Partners Diversity and Inclusion Awards. The Chambers Diversity and Inclusion Awards aim to recognize and celebrate law firms’ pro-bono achievements and contributions to diversity within the legal profession. The partnership provides opportunities for fundraising and expansion of our pro bono […]
The African Commission of Human and People’s Rights has found that Rwanda violated the right to freedom of expression of two journalists, Agnes Uwimana Nkusi and Saidati Mukakibi, after they were convicted and imprisoned on national security offences for publishing a series of articles criticising the Rwandan Government and President Paul Kagame. Ms Uwimana was […]
Media Defence Launches eReader and Advanced Modules on Digital Rights and Freedom of Expression Online
Media Defence is excited to announce its new eReader which is now the home to the new Advanced Modules on Digital Rights and Freedom of Expression Online! The eReader has been developed as part of our Digital Rights Advocates Project (DRAP) which is funded by the US Department of Democracy, Rights and Labor and supports […]