I hold an LLB from the University of Mauritius and the degrees LLM and LLD from the University of Pretoria. I am the project manager for the Master’s programme in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa offered by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, in partnership with 13 other universities across Africa. My research and teaching area is the African human rights system, with particular focus on the realisation of women's rights in Africa through the allocation of budgetary resources.
The Maputo Protocol and Poverty Alleviation, Mauritius (22 September 2017): (Co-presentation) – ‘The Maputo Protocol and the realization of women’s rights in Mauritius’
1st Elimination of Violence Against Women Conference, Mauritius (25 November 2016): ‘The role of the judicial and human rights institutions of the African Union in the fight against child marriage in Africa’
African Human Rights System @ 30: Taking stock, Moving Forward, South Africa (7 October 2016): ‘The creation of a human rights institution at the African Union level to oversee the implementation of the Maputo Protocol’
2nd Conference on Human Rights, University Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique (17-18 September 2015): ‘Using gender budgeting to realise the sexual and reproductive rights of women in Mozambique’
Realising the right to development in Africa, Kenya (4 September 2014): ‘Reducing unnecessary military expenditure as a means to realise social development in African states: Article 10(3) of the Maputo Protocol’
Conference on Disability Rights in Africa, South Africa (5-6 November 2013): ‘Termination of pregnancy of persons with mental disabilities on medical advice: A case study of South Africa’
The Conversation ‘African countries say they support women’s rights. But where’s the money?’ 30 March 2017