Amandine Bressand

Brief Biography:

Amandine is a human rights professional currently based in Beirut, Lebanon, where she manages protection projects in a feminist NGO focused on combating human trafficking. Her expertise in the field of VAWG includes sex trafficking, forced labour, and early marriage. Her professional skills lie in managing large humanitarian grants through project management, M&E, and reporting. Amandine holds an MSc in Violence, Conflict, and Development from SOAS in London, and a BA in Human Rights and Arabic from Barnard College of Columbia University in New York. Previously, she worked as a case worker for a law firm specialised on Asylum, and as a member of the International Crisis Group (ICG).

Areas of Expertise:

Sexual and Gender-Based Violence; Human Trafficking; Modern Slavery; Asylum Law and Refugee Rights; women’s leadership and participation; women's economic empowerment; anthropology of development. Technical expertise: programme design, project management; M&E; reporting; grant writing and strategic Development; advocacy and research; training and facilitation.

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