Writers' Training Program

Work From Home/Anywhere

Youth Ki Awaaz’s award-winning, work-from-home online journalism and writing training program has till date coached over 2500 young participants, since 2010, and has become one of the most coveted trainings in the country.

The 4-week training enables young people to become changemakers by disseminating information about vital issues and articulating themselves through a week by week process - and the best part is that the participants can join the program from anywhere - all they need is a computer and an internet connection.

The training program assists the participants in becoming responsible citizens while preparing them for the most exciting career options. It has been recognised by the International Center For New Media and numerous interns have attained an opportunity to work with esteemed media organisations like The Times Of India and NDTV.

The program is free of cost and there is no fee involved. All interns receive a certificate of work experience after the successful completion of their training. Rigorous training and feedback are provided to help them improve. If you perform exceptionally well, you might just be considered for a higher position at Youth Ki Awaaz.

 

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LAST DATE TO APPLY: 18th February, 2020 | 11:59pm

To apply for the training program please fill out the form below.

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For queries, write to us at internship@youthkiawaaz.com.
PLEASE NOTE: We look for applicants who are committed and driven individuals. The training program pushes you to enhance yourself, your writing, as well as your communication skills. Please apply only if you think you fit the bill and can commit to the entire training duration.

A former Assistant Secretary with the Ministry of Women and Child Development in West Bengal for three months, Lakshmi Bhavya has been championing the cause of menstrual hygiene in her district. By associating herself with the Lalana Campaign, a holistic menstrual hygiene awareness campaign which is conducted by the Anahat NGO, Lakshmi has been slowly breaking taboos when it comes to periods and menstrual hygiene.

A Gender Rights Activist working with the tribal and marginalized communities in india, Srilekha is a PhD scholar working on understanding body and sexuality among tribal girls, to fill the gaps in research around indigenous women and their stories. Srilekha has worked extensively at the grassroots level with community based organisations, through several advocacy initiatives around Gender, Mental Health, Menstrual Hygiene and Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) for the indigenous in Jharkhand, over the last 6 years.

Srilekha has also contributed to sustainable livelihood projects and legal aid programs for survivors of sex trafficking. She has been conducting research based programs on maternal health, mental health, gender based violence, sex and sexuality. Her interest lies in conducting workshops for young people on life skills, feminism, gender and sexuality, trauma, resilience and interpersonal relationships.

A Guwahati-based college student pursuing her Masters in Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Bidisha started the #BleedwithDignity campaign on the technology platform Change.org, demanding that the Government of Assam install
biodegradable sanitary pad vending machines in all government schools across the state. Her petition on Change.org has already gathered support from over 90000 people and continues to grow.

Bidisha was selected in Change.org’s flagship program ‘She Creates Change’ having run successful online advocacy
campaigns, which were widely recognised. Through the #BleedwithDignity campaign; she organised and celebrated World Menstrual Hygiene Day, 2019 in Guwahati, Assam by hosting a wall mural by collaborating with local organisations. The initiative was widely covered by national and local media, and the mural was later inaugurated by the event’s chief guest Commissioner of Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) Debeswar Malakar, IAS.

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