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    Ms. Davjayev holds a law degree from Ulaanbaatar Erdem Law University. She is an anti-trafficking expert and author. During her Humphrey year, she wants to focus on the protection of victims of trafficking and on women’s issues in relation to trafficking and organized crime. She is Executive Director of the Center for Human Rights and Development in Ulaanbaatar, and previously served as the Human Trafficking Prevention Program Coordinator working on strategic litigation for anti-trafficking and a labor trafficking project. From 2007 to 2009, Ms. Davjayev worked for the Global Alliance Against Trafficking in Women in Bangkok, Thailand, as an Information Officer, and from 2004 to 2005, she worked for the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (Forum-Asia) as research assistant to the Programme for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the Rights-based Approach to Development in Bangkok, Thailand. She hopes to work with the ABA’s rule of law project during her Humphrey Fellowship year. In the future, she intends to start an NGO focused on the protection of victims of any sort of crime.