Room 2028 Osgoode Hall Law School, Ignat Kaneff Building
Gender, Confinement & the State
Meskerem Geset Techane is the Vice-Chair of the UN Working Group on Discrimination Against Women. A human rights lawyer with extensive experience working at the national and international levels, her previous positions include High Court Judge and Head of School of Law (Oromia Public Service College) in Ethiopia, and Deputy Executive Director of the Institute for Human Rights in Africa and expert group member with the African Union human rights bodies. She is a fellow at the Human Rights Centre, University of Padova and an associate scholar at the Women’s Human Rights Education Institute, University of Toronto.