Kriti Sharma

Associate Director, Disability Rights Division
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Kriti Sharma is an associate director in the Disability Rights Division at Human Rights Watch and investigates human rights violations against persons with disabilities worldwide. She leads the organization's Global Campaign to End Chaining and wrote a report documenting the practice in 60 countries across Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas. She has investigated and conducted advocacy across a range of disability rights issues and countries including Afghanistan, Australia, the Central African Republic, Ghana, France, Indonesia, and Kenya. Her areas of expertise include mental health, abuses in detention, human rights violations in prisons, gender-based violence, institutionalization, and humanitarian crises. Kriti holds an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge and a BA in International & Comparative Politics, History & Social Sciences with a minor in International Law from the American University of Paris. She speaks Hindi and French. 

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