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Christina Kamili Ruhinda
Board Chairperson
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Master of Science (M.Sc.) Leadership and Governance, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya

Ms. Christina Kamili Ruhinda is the Executive Director of the Tanzania Network of Legal Aid Providers (TANLAP). She is also a Chairperson of Songera - Mississippi Organization (SOMI), Tangible Initiative for Local Development (TIFLD), Tanzania Youth Inspiration Organization (TaYIO) and Door of Hope to Women and Youth Tanzania ( DHWYT); A member of A National Bench - Bar Case Management Committee established under Chief Justice’s Circular No. 5 of 2018, Founding member of East Africa Regional Network of Non-State and State Actors, a Member of Ministry of Constitutional and Legal Affairs National Legal Aid Act Implementing Team, a member of African Union’s Network of African Women in Conflict Prevention and Mediation (FemWise-Africa), a member of Tanzania Girl Guide Association, a Vital Voice Global Alumni (VVLEAD), member of Women Right Defenders Steering Committee and Tanzania Local Researchers Coordinator on Global Access to Justice Project . She has further participated in Various African Union expert’s Meetings organized by the Political Affairs Department as an expert on access to justice.  

Ms. Ruhinda has over 10 years of experience in the Legal Aid sub-sector, Human Rights, Gender, Governance, Justice and Rule of Law, Election Observation, Networking, Programme Management and Capacity Development. She has, inter alia, been engaged in the identification of potential issues that have had an effect on access to Justice in Tanzania; analyzing human rights abuses and proposing possible reforms; conducting assessment of Tanzania’s legislations, practice and capacities in respect to regional, continental and international human rights standards - treaty obligations and compliance.

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