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Susan Harris Rimmer


Dr Susan Harris Rimmer is the manager of advocacy and development practice at the Australian Council for International Development, peak body for Australian development NGOs, and a visiting fellow at the Centre for International Governance and Justice in the Regulatory Network at the Australian National University.

She is the outgoing president of national voluntary NGO Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, and a former board member of UN Women National Committee Australia. She has 14 years experience as a lawyer, researcher, campaigner and policy analyst (NCCA, ACFID, UNHCR and Parliament), most of which has been in the human rights, refugee and women’s sectors.

Susan is the author of Gender and Transitional Justice (Routledge), based on her doctorate in international law at the ANU, and many refereed articles.

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