Deputy Director, Women’s Rights Division

Janet Walsh is the deputy director of the women's rights division. Prior to joining Human Rights Watch, she practiced law at several international law firms and at the United Nations legal office in New York. Janet is a graduate of the U.C. Berkeley School of Law. She has been with Human Rights Watch since 2002, where she works on a range of women’s rights issues, including property and inheritance rights, reproductive rights, labor rights, violence against women, and work-family policies.