Chi Mgbako is clinical associate professor of law and director of the Walter Leitner International Human Rights Clinic at Fordham Law School in New York City, which partners with NGOs and foreign law schools on human rights projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and the United States. Previously, she was Fordham’s Crowley Fellow in International Human Rights. Before joining Fordham’s faculty she was based in Dakar, Senegal as Harvard Henigson Human Rights Fellow with the International Crisis Group. She has conducted human rights fieldwork and reporting in Ethiopia, Liberia, Nigeria, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Rwanda and Uganda and has taught African women’s history and human rights in Accra, Ghana. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School and Columbia University and has published in the areas of sex workers rights, reproductive rights, the feminization of HIV/AIDS, justice sector reform, and transitional justice.
Published in: 50.50International donors must fund female-controlled HIV prevention gel
A potential breakthrough in HIV prevention is being stifled by a lack of funding. Chi Mgbako outlines the necessity...
Published in: 50.50US foreign policy and unsafe abortion in Africa
United States foreign policy abortion restrictions have seriously limited African NGOs’ efforts to reduce deaths...
Published in: HomeManipulating the Memory of the Rwandan Genocide
The Rwandan government has made remarkable strides in infrastructure, the economy, healthcare, and gender equity in...