Rashida Manjoo

Rashida Manjoo was a former Eleanor Roosevelt Fellow with HRP. She is an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa and a former commissioner of the Commission on Gender Equality (CGE), a constitutional body mandated to oversee the promotion and protection of gender equality. Prior to being appointed to the CGE she was involved in social context training for judges and lawyers, where she has designed both content and methodology during her time at the Law, Race, and Gender Research Unit University of Cape Town and at the University of Natal, Durban. While at HRP, Manjoo worked on issues of UN reform and gender.