Shayna Bauchner

Researcher, Asia Division
Shayna Bauchner is a researcher in the Asia division at Human Rights Watch. Her work focuses on issues including refugees and migrants, women’s rights, and threats to human rights defenders. Her recent research has centered on crimes against humanity against the Rohingya in Myanmar, as well as abuses against Rohingya refugees throughout the Asia-Pacific region.

Prior to joining Human Rights Watch, she worked for Equality Myanmar and other NGOs in Myanmar and northern Thailand conducting trainings, research, and advocacy on rights violations. She was previously based in Guatemala and Bolivia working on issues around girls’ access to education. She speaks Spanish and English.