Ceri Hayes

Brief Biography

Independent consultant with 16 years experience working on gender equality, women’s rights, child rights and international development issues for a range of development organisations including Womankind Worldwide, Amnesty International and Save the Children. More recently Ceri has worked as a freelancer for a wide range of NGOs (including Oxfam, GAD Network, BRIDGE, Women for Women International), donors (Comic Relief) and UN agencies (UN Women and UNDP). She has a Masters in the Theory and Practice of Human Rights. Her experience of field-based work includes Afghanistan, Albania, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Ghana, Iraq, Malawi, Nepal, Peru and South Africa. She has written widely on gender equality and women’s rights issues. See www.gendermatters.co.uk for further details.

Areas of Expertise:

Thematic areas of expertise: VAWG; gender, peace and security; women's civil and political participation; gender mainstreaming; international human rights law, with particular focus on women's rights. Skills: gender audits; programme development; advocacy and policy; monitoring and evaluations; training on international human rights instruments, particularly CEDAW, BPFA, 1325; capacity-building on gender mainstreaming; research & writing; organisational development (fundraising, strategic planning, advocacy and lobbying)  

Contact Info:

Website: www.gendermatters.co.uk