Lea is a Junior Researcher and Advocate in the Disability Rights Division. She holds a Master’s Degree in Human Rights and Humanitarian Action from Sciences Po. As in intern in the Disability Rights Division in 2013-2014, Lea supported research and advocacy for the report “‘Treated Worse than Animals’: Abuses against Women and Girls with Psychosocial or Intellectual Disabilities in Institutions in India”.
Previously, Lea worked with the International Committee of the Red Cross, in the Protection Division in Geneva, where she focused on child protection and the protection of the civilian population in situations of armed conflict. Prior to that, she held internships with UNICEF in Khartoum, Sudan and with Reporters without Borders in Paris. Lea speaks French, English, and basic Arabic and sign language.
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