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  • www.hrw.org
  • New York, NY
  • 201 to 500 Employees
  • 1976
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Civic & Social Services
  • $25 to $100 million (USD)

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Human Rights Watch (HRW) is watching out for everyone. The organization's mission is to prevent discrimination, uphold political freedom, protect people during wartime, and bring offenders to justice. HRW researches human rights violations around the world and publishes its ...

Human Rights Watch Reviews

4.0
76%
Recommend to a Friend
68%
Approve of CEO
Kenneth Roth
Kenneth Roth
57 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee

"Amazing organization"

Dec 15, 2022 - Development & Outreach Associate
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Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Amazing benefits, decent pay for the sector, great coworkers -- some of the smartest, most dedicated folks I have ever worked with. A relief to work at a globally renowned, well-funded org that is

Cons

No org is without its challenges. Like many others, HRW came to reckon with its own internal structures of racism, sexism, etc. in a real way the past couple of years. There is a lot change going on
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Diversity & Inclusion at Human Rights Watch

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Human Rights Watch Interviews

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Negative16%
Neutral17%
Getting an Interview
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Employee Referral9%
Campus Recruiting5%
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  1. Assistant Director Interview

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    Interview

    Propose 3-4 specific products and/or media strategies that the team can feasibly implement. It can be written as a short bullet list and should include an op-ed, to be written by the Deputy Director. • Press Conference: Organize a press conference in close collaboration with the two researchers. Share a report/factsheet/policy brief to highlight the importance of addressing the economic impact of covid 19 especially in low-income countries. Pitch to Broadcast and print media to run stories and facts on the issue. • Op-ed: Request the Deputy Director to write an Op-ed article on addressing economic impacts of Covid-19 to be published in the Newspapers, Human Rights Watch Website and Social Media Channels. • Bilateral Advocacy meetings: Organize advocacy meetings with Policy /Decision makers to highlight the importance of addressing the economic impacts of Covid 19 supported by facts/research.
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    The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is one month away. The Poverty & Inequality Team, which consists of two core researchers, would like to use the day to highlight the importance of addressing the economic impacts of Covid-19. a. Propose 3-4 specific products and/or media strategies that the team can feasibly implement. It can be written as a short bullet list and should include an op-ed, to be written by the Deputy Director. • Press Conference: Organize a press conference in close collaboration with the two researchers. Share a report/factsheet/policy brief to highlight the importance of addressing the economic impact of covid 19 especially in low-income countries. Pitch to Broadcast and print media to run stories and facts on the issue. • Op-ed: Request the Deputy Director to write an Op-ed article on addressing economic impacts of Covid-19 to be published in the Newspapers, Human Rights Watch Website and Social Media Channels. • Bilateral Advocacy meetings: Organize advocacy meetings with Policy /Decision makers to highlight the importance of addressing the economic impacts of Covid 19 supported by facts/research.

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