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Free World Associates
1 - 3 weeks
Can be done remotely
New York, New York
52 projects

Posted October 16
Member since 2015-07-24

Project Overview

A volunteer translator is needed to translate a human rights-related criminal complaint from English to French or German. The translator must be completely fluent in English and at least one of the other languages. Familiarity with legal terminology and concepts is optional but is a plus.
The volunteer translator will be provided with the English language text in a Word document, and will be required to return the translation by email. The translator must be able to start right away and work quickly. They must sign a non-disclosure agreement and keep their work confidential.
The criminal complaint pertains to an important, high profile, human rights-related matter. If you have the skills and are looking to make a difference, this project is for you.

Nonprofit Overview

Free World Associates is a 30-year old unincorporated network of human rights and democracy promotion activists. Our mission is to promote global peace and economic development by helping closed societies become more democratic, transparent and accountable. We are working with Taproot on 3 projects:

1. "Money, Blood and Conscience" is a novel that aims to bring to public attention Ethiopia’s human rights crisis. A for-profit social enterprise, proceeds will support our pro bono democracy promotion work.

2. Operation Conscience is a social impact campaign to raise awareness of genocides committed by the Ethiopian government.

3. World Liberation Radio aims to test if the basic ideas of nonviolence can be taught to oppressed populations around the world by radio. It is fiscally sponsored by the Social Good Fund, Inc., a 501c3.


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