• Gen Sander

    Human Rights Consultant

    Gen Sander is a Human Rights Consultant at Harm Reduction International (HRI).

    Gen monitors trends on violations of fundamental rights committed in the name of drug control, with a focus on prisons and the death penalty for drug offences. 

    Gen has been working with the Harm Reduction International team since 2014. Prior to this Gen was senior researcher at the Essex Human Rights Centre, where she worked with Prof. Paul Hunt, former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health, on issues relating to health and human rights, and taught a module on international human rights law. 

    Gen has worked with human rights NGOs in Canada, Europe and the Middle East, and has also been a consultant for the World Health Organization and the Independent Expert Review Group (iERG) on right to health issues. 

    Gen holds a BA in Social Anthropology from Dalhousie University (Canada) and an LLM in Economic, Social and Cultural Rights from the Irish Centre for Human Rights. 


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