Demiladé is the Deputy Director of Advocacy for IWI. She is co-leading the official advocacy strategy, and developing infrastructure to support, empower and secure women’s human rights in the UK. Specialising in legal advocacy, Demiladé has a degree in law and a further Master’s (LLM) in International Development Law and Human Rights. She now works at the United Nations as a Legal Protection Analyst, supporting and advocating for the rights of refugees and asylum seekers in the UK and abroad.
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Gabrielle has an undergraduate degree in International Relations and Global Development. Whilst studying she developed a keen interest in women’s rights. Since graduating she has worked and volunteered in a number of organisations and charities that seek to support marginalised women, specifically migrant and refugee women.
Currently based in London, Cristina provides support to IWI's Advocacy team as a Researcher. She holds a double BA in International Business and an MA in International Security specialising in modern forms of violence and conflict resolution. Although currently working as a researcher in the private sector, Cristina's experience in human rights includes working in Public Affairs at the United Nations Assistance to the Khmer Rouge Trials (UNAKRT) and with the Emergency & Disaster Relief team at UNICEF Spain.
Leah graduated with a degree in Human Sciences from University College London in 2015. She then went on to obtain a master’s in Reproductive and Sexual Health Research from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She has experience conducting both qualitative and quantitative research. Her past projects have focused on the feasibility of adolescent health screening in a London secondary school setting and risky sexual behaviours amongst divorced men and women in the UK.