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Our aim is to eliminate all forms of discrimination against all women and girls, now and always

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John Cooper QC

Appointed as Counsel to the CEDAW People's Tribunal - 25 Bedford Row

The Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), is an international human rights treaty adopted in 1979. The UK agreed to follow it in 1986, although it has not been implemented into UK domestic law nor has a UK representative been nominated to sit on the CEDAW Committee.......

Andrew Byrnes

Andrew is a strong supporter of the CEDAW People's Tribunal. 

His extensive archive of academic materials is being shared with us. CPT Planning Meetings will determine Andrew's developing role to also accommodate time zones and travel restrictions."


A new book documents peoples’ tribunals as avenue for justice


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Savannah Foster

Savannah Foster is a First Class law (with German law) honours graduate from the University of Sheffield, who spent a year studying at the Westfälische Wilhelms Universtät in Münster. During her studies she volunteered at Sheffield University’s Freelaw Clinic for three years providing legal support as a participant before progressing as a group leader. She is currently undertaking an MSc in Management (Entrepreneurship) at Durham University with a keen interest particularly in supporting equal opportunities for women in business. 

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Niamh McLoughlin

Niamh has recently graduated with first class honours from an LLM in Public International Law at the University of Cambridge, where she took on the role of senior associate editor of the Cambridge Human Rights Law Journal. She also holds a first class LLB in Law and French Law from Trinity College Dublin. Between these degrees she worked as a paralegal in San Francisco for a leading Irish Law firm, while volunteering in a homeless shelter and law resource centre. Niamh has been a passionate advocate for equality and women's rights in Ireland and beyond for many years, with a particular focus on female reproductive rights. Throughout her undergraduate degree she actively campaigned against, and wrote extensively on, the Irish Constitutional ban on abortion - which was repealed in 2018. 

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Arlana Graham

Arlana Graham is a recent Law graduate from the University of Greenwich. She has a strong passion for Women’s rights and Children’s rights and is an aspiring Barrister. She has experience in Family Court and has worked with multiple unrepresented domestic abuse victims, who have been discriminated against in court and is keen to pursue a career in Family law.  


Joanna Veimou

Joanna Veimou is an LLB graduate from the University of Kent. She is currently pursuing a career in the criminal bar of England & Wales by taking the bar professional training course in London. She has spent time teaching debating in London prisons and is also a debate teacher for underprivileged children in schools.


Jacqueline Van Humbeek

Jacqueline Van Humbeeck is a law graduate, and recently finished an LLM in International Human Rights Law at the University of York. Before that, she graduated from the Université Catholique de Louvain with Honours in Law in Belgium, then completed a year of Japanese studies in Tokyo. 

Jacqueline has a particular interest in women’s rights, refugee law, discrimination law and criminal justice. She has experience conducting research for the International Detention Coalition global network, and the human rights organisation SUARAM in Malaysia.  

Leveraging her legal knowledge and international background, she aspires to pursue a career in human rights law and defend gender equality

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Nicola Reimann-Jones graduated from the University of Sheffield, with a 2:1 Honours in Law, electing to study many public law modules, focusing on governmental accountability and judicial review . Nicola is an aspiring solicitor, currently studying a dual Legal Practice Course and Masters of Law, Business and Management at The University of Law in Sheffield.  Nicola is passionate about upholding women’s rights and achieving gender equality.

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Sara Vincenzolti

Sara Vincenzotti. I am an Italian national living in Manchester, where I completed my masters degree in Healthcare Ethics and Law. I have always tried to push my career in the direction of feminist progression, specifically women's human rights and reproductive liberty, and am very excited to be part of CEDAW! Aside from law, I love spending my time cooking, indulging into fashion trends, travelling, and reading mystery books. 

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Floriane Cartron

Floriane undertook a double Law and Languages degree at the University of Nantes (France) before completing a first year of Master’s in European and International law (study abroad in Poland). She holds an LLM in International Law and Global Justice from the University of Sheffield. She previously completed an internship at the International Juvenile Justice Observatory in Brussels and afterwards worked for the European Commission.   

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