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DIGNITY - Danish Institute Against Torture is a self-governing institution independent of party politics, and it is the largest centre of its kind in the world. DIGNITY is organized in three broad themes: Rehabilitation, Detention and Urban Violence. In all three areas, we undertake interventions and we do research. DIGNITY works in Denmark as well as the Global South. Additional information regarding DIGNITY's activities can be obtained here at our website.

DIGNITY considers diversity a  strength, and we therefore encourage everybody, irrespective of age, gender, religion or ethnic origin to apply for this position.


Legal officer with solid experience in human rights

DIGNITY- Danish Institute Against Torture is seeking a legal officer with solid experience in human rights, advocacy and reform of the justice sector in a development context for our country office in Tunis, Tunisia. is that you?

Postdoc-researcher for Safe Communities Safe Schools in Indonesia 

Danish Institute against Torture (DIGNITY) invites applicants for a postdoc position for the Safe Communities Safe Schools (SCSS) research project in Indonesia. This position is funded by Fondation Botnar (Switzerland) for 2-years. The postdoc-researcher  will collaborate with national partner in Denmark (University of Copenhagen), and international partner in USA to build the capacity of partners in Indonesia to use the SCSS model as a comprehensive approach to address children’s health and well being and school safety by engaging multi-disciplinary teams, using effective information-gathering tools, and building individualised school action plans that integrates research-based recommendations and evidence-based programming (when possible).

Legal Advisor for DIGNITY's international work on State Dialogue with the Criminal Justice Sector in North Africa (Maternity cover part-time)

DIGNITY – Danish Institute Against Torture seeks a Legal Advisor (part-time) for the period 1 January – 31 December 2020, with a solid background in international human rights law and with a specific focus on state obligations to combat torture.