Nadia Hardman is a researcher in the Refugee and Migrants Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, monitoring and documenting human rights abuses against asylum seekers, refugees and migrant populations.
Prior to Human Rights Watch she led the International Rescue Committee’s protection program for Syrian refugees in Lebanon and was based in Mosul, Iraq with the Norwegian Refugee Council working with internally displaced persons (IDPs) between 2017 and 2018. Nadia has worked with refugee and IDP populations in Myanmar, Thailand and Palestine and was a Program Lawyer for the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute working on rule of law issues in Azerbaijan, Cambodia, Egypt and Tajikistan from 2013 to 2015. She is a qualified UK lawyer with a Masters in Human Rights from University College London. Nadia speaks fluent French and Italian.