Working group members
ELVIS FOKALA: CO-CONVENOR
Elvis Fokala is a PhD Candidate at the Institute for Human Rights – Åbo Akademi University, Finland (Åbo). Elvis holds a Masters (LLM) in Multidisciplinary Human Rights Law from the Centre for Human Rights - University of Pretoria. His PhD research (thesis) is on “Implementing Children's Right to Participation in Africa: An Evaluation of the Legal and Policy Frameworks in South Africa and Cameroon”.
Before joining Åbo, he worked with the Human Rights Institute of South Africa and the School of Law – University of Witwatersrand (part – time). Elvis teaches Engagement with Human Rights course at the International Human Exchange Programme – School of Social Sciences – University of Witwatersrand. He is an active researcher in issues of gender equality, discrimination and the Law.
MARGARET MUNALULA: CO-CONVENOR
Mulela Margaret Munalula is an active researcher in issues of gender equality, discrimination and the Law. She has worked in development banking, as a magistrate and finally as a law teacher.
After attaining her Master’s degree in 1989, Dr Munalula began teaching full-time. Much of her teaching life has been spent at the University of Zambia where she remains to date. In July 2007 she was elected Dean of the School of Law becoming the first woman to hold the position.
- Azubike Onuora-Oguno – Nigeria
- Dinokopila Bonolo Ramadi –Botswana
- Dr Clarrise Gueu- Cote d'Ivoire
- Dr Iyabo Ogunniran-Nigeria
- Elvis Fokala-Cameroon (Co-convenor)
- Esther Gumboh- Malawi
- Esther Ngom-Cameroon
- Fatima Diallo-Senegal
- Fatou Drame-Senegal
- Felicity Kalunga-Zambia
- Mahaman Hadiza- Niger
- Prof Margaret Munalula-Zambia (Co-convenor)
- Prof Nadia Bernoussi- Morocco
- Prof Rashida Manjoo- South Africa
- Tabeth Masengu-Zambia (Secretary)