Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Cristina Remond

Consultant for refugee and human rights issues

Studied in Ottawa.

"[Cristina Remond's study] contributes significantly to feminist anthropology and makes a compelling case for the protection of refugee rights." Florence Babb, president of AFA.

Graduate of Carleton University in Ottawa.

Her research on sexual and gender-based violence against women and girls in Africa has won her the Sylvia Forman Prize; a prestigious award in feminist anthropology.

Interned with the African Centre for Democracy and Human Rights where she helped human rights defenders to collaborate with the African Commission for Human Rights and the African governments.

Worked on Monia Mazigh's (wife of Maher Arar) electoral campaign in Ottawa South.

Winner of the Miss Canadian Universe 2001.


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